Can you call your sorrows “a bounty of sadness” and feel richer for them, instead of burdened? Connie Sobchak explores the power of words and lark song

While sitting in a ditch off Highway 99 just outside of Lillooet I got to musing on the qualities of the meadow lark song. I was in the ditch because we had an hour or two to wait before the road reopened and we had decided to use the wait time to take some photos. … Continue reading Can you call your sorrows “a bounty of sadness” and feel richer for them, instead of burdened? Connie Sobchak explores the power of words and lark song

I am a bird-nerd: a guest post by Veronica Woodruff (that will make you want to be a bird-nerd too)

I’m a bird nerd. And I am afraid it’s getting worse. This year I paid for my first guided bird tour while on a winter vacation in Mexico. And although I loved the beautiful local species like the Vermillion Flycatcher, my favourite part was seeing Canadian species also on vacation: Northern Cardinals, Great Blue Heron, … Continue reading I am a bird-nerd: a guest post by Veronica Woodruff (that will make you want to be a bird-nerd too)

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Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.  William Morris When my dad turned twenty-one, his younger sisters gave him a ceramic horse as a birthday present. They had work horses on the farm and dad liked to ride and work with them but it still seems … Continue reading Clutter