Given the constant rumble of landslides coming from Mount Currie it felt suitable to share a shot of the monster that seems to be awakening.
"Mt Currie shed a layer and made a big rumble a few days ago," says Polek Rybczynski, who caught the action. "It was humbling and a reminder of the raw environment we live in. But it's all about the One Mile Lake Water Lilies this time of year for me. They steal the show. With subtle … Continue reading The yin and yang of summer, so far, is caught by Polek Rybcyznski’s lens
"Don't be angry with the rain, it simply does not know how to fall upwards."~ Vladimir Nabokov
This was a glimpse, said Polek,... I was streching in the living room when Tae, my 2 year old, was napping, and this was the glimpse when I opened my eyes between stretches. If the feature photo is a glimpse of life between stretches, the second one, below, is a glimpse of life between naps. … Continue reading What we see when we open our eyes… with Polek Rybczynski
I took a trip to Penticton the other weekend, and as you head north and east of here, you notice sky, a lot more sky. It's beautiful. But I wouldn't trade these sky-stealing mountains for anything. Thanks for the reminder, Gary, that we live among giants.
I wish it didn't end. That's the feedback we're happy to receive from the Wellness Almanac's intagram takeover project - from followers and from photographers. Shayla Wallace took over the account from April 24 - May 1: I couldn’t help but feel amazed by how many people I’ve reached. There has always been a deep … Continue reading Take a hike, with Shayla Wallace, our newest photo contributor
I never get sick of this view. Polek shot it almost exactly 2 years ago. It was actually a reject from his daily photo blog, Valley of Light. Says Polek: For me this one represents taking a step back. Often times we get the low fog/mist in the valley and it gets to me sometimes … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Polek Rybczynski’s take on Mt Currie
This pretty quote I read the other day seems to fit: The mountain, too, has its thoughts. David Abram, The Spell of the Sensuous
Across the street from Lil'wat Gas and Snacks stands an unassuming little structure with a lemon painted on the front and a sign on the top which reads bannock. If you've not yet been introduced to this gem of a place, allow me to officially introduce you to Sweet Girl's lemonade. The operation is run … Continue reading Summer’s here … and bannock begging season begins
Happy to reprise our weekly photo, thanks to our amazing contributors Ruben Guibert, Polek Rybczynski, Gary Martin and Dave Steers. Why a weekly photo post as a wellness offering? For me, it's a way to invite a moment of contemplation on a Sunday, given how inspired I am by the Quaker idea of gathering each week … Continue reading Photo for June 7: Ruben Guibert takes the long view