"It's so strange," wrote David Ward, "how fall is so beautiful yet everything is dying." And I took deep comfort in this.
It's hard for me to talk about the library without getting a bit soapboxy... I suspect most people who had a strong nerd-streak as a kid found safe haven in a library. But it wasn't just for nerds... Since I moved to Pemberton, the library was always a place of welcome, the kind of place … Continue reading Pemby Library kicks off their week as our guestagrammer
Even though we haven't yet met, I was pretty stoked to hear that David Ward had moved home for work, to take a position at the Village of Pemberton, as I've been a fan of his photography for some time. Now I can be assured his lens will be trained on local sights... and keep … Continue reading Knee deep in the Birkenhead River, David Ward chases the light
It's official. Veronica Woodruff is the first, and only, guestagrammer so far, to post a photo of herself holding a snake. There's a challenge for you, nature lovers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BjGCcqulod4/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac From the photos of her week, out in our wild backyard, it is apparent that this woman is never happier than when she's holding a toad, … Continue reading Spring Peeper aka pacific chorus frog says hello, and thanks to Veronica Woodruff for her takeover
I just read an article that said motherhood is an institution and it needs an upgrade. Fatherhood, too, is an institution that hasn't necessarily served men, their partners, and their kids, well. But stepping out of the paradigm is tricky, too. There are no rule books, handbooks, guidelines, maps... but there are a lot of … Continue reading Growing Great Children presents Dad’s night at the Distillery, May 28, 6pm – 7:30pm
via the Vancouver Sun, H/T Veronica Woodruff On April 12, Larry Pynn wrote in the Vancouver Sun about a recent study conducted by Ecofish Research, as part of research for the Innergex IPP in the upper Lillooet River drainage by Heidi Reigher, a biologist based in Gold Bridge. In surprising abundance? Wolverines. Still suspect a … Continue reading Wolverines are fond of our backyard, new study reveals
I’ve considered before how things tend to assume the shape I anticipate: expect a bear and one will appear, if only for a fleeting second as I gaze at a fire blackened stump; hope for a great horned owl and the shreds of cedar bark caught on a limb will flap into my consciousness; prepare … Continue reading Moose Shaped Space