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There’s So Much To Know

After a strange and difficult morning I attended the convocation at UBC Okanagan where Alex Janvier was awarded an honorary doctorate. If you’re Canadian and don’t know his work I strongly suggest you google it. He’s a brilliant artist and … Continue reading

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Talking To Trees 3

Talking To Trees 3 negotiating the space between humans and the more-than-human world Wednesday evenings June 14, 21, 28, July 5 6-8:00pm Location: 4711 Raymer Road, Kelowna, BC Cost: $200 Contact: Lori Mairs milkcarton04@yahoo.ca We talk about ‘saving the environment’ as … Continue reading

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Talking To Trees 2

Talking To Trees 2 negotiating the wuzzy line between humans and the more-than-human world Tuesday evenings June 6, 13, 20, 27 6-8:00pm Location: 4711 Raymer Road, Kelowna, BC Cost: $200 Contact: Lori Mairs milkcarton04@yahoo.ca Notice how we talk about ‘saving the … Continue reading

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Talking to Trees

  Talking To Trees negotiating the wuzzy line between humans and the more-than-human world Monday evenings May 22, 29, June 5, 12 6-8:00pm Location: Kelowna, BC Cost: $200 Contact: Lori Mairs milkcarton04@yahoo.ca Notice how we talk about ‘saving the environment’ … Continue reading

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The Augur

early birdsong choir into steel skies long dissolved to ash the fire sleeps precious cargo sapped wrapped like a sausage the Sandman on snooze before the coming step always steps it’s a full time job waiting on the Augur to … Continue reading

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Beyond the Snow-time

I know that winter is coming to an end when the deer start eating the snowberries and the squirrels take to what remain of the campion flower. That’s the thing about longevity in place, the habits of critters tell me … Continue reading

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Trapped!

I’m the only human in this gated community and I can’t get out. The city grader was here all morning scraping the streets. The other driveways have about six inches of snow up against them but here, it’s over 3 … Continue reading

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