Two weeks ago I read an article in our regional newspaper about the drought on Vancouver Island and I thought “drought, what drought?” It seemed … Read more
Is our life of roadtrips behind us, or do we still have a couple of them in us?
Long term drought is being reclassified as aridification.
This past weekend I read Lynn Martel’s new book, Stories of Ice, and really enjoyed the focus on glaciers of western Canada and the adventure, … Read more
Canada’s west-central Rockies have changed dramatically in the two centuries since David Thompson’s time.
Last month, Dezene Huber, a professor at the University of Northern British Columbia, tweeted this photo of BC’s mighty Fraser River in Prince George. Doesn’t … Read more
When I first read Wallace Stegner’s Wolf Willow, it stuck. Not just for days, but even years later I can recall the story in the … Read more
*UPDATED 5 JULY – NEW BC, AB, AND SK WILDFIRE & DROUGHT SITUATION* I’m closing the windows again to keep the cool in and the … Read more
Of course I would pick snow as the ‘s’ word. Snow has been part of my vocabulary since I learned to talk. Growing up in … Read more