Do you recognize or have relationships with any plants that grow around us? I’m currently energized by hosting a Community Guild with Earthand Gleaners where we are investigating micro-local seasonal wild foods: ways to recognize, harvest, enjoy, and preserve these gifts for ourselves and others. We share the foragers ethical code, which means we take…
I’ve started hearing baby birds in their nests… peeping quietly and not so quietly when their parents return with food. Join me as I visit 2 local parks and share what’s going on there this spring with the birds. I am honoured to be a guest with Earthand Gleaners, some of my very favorite makers!…
Cedar Bones in quarantine
I’ve created a new series that I am excited to share with you. I have been exploring local forests these last two months…. We leave our house directly and proceed to forests by foot or bike. I have been surprised to find many many giant stumps, mostly along the north sides of steep forested slopes….
Crow Roost twilight Bike Ride
Join us for our annual Crow Roost Twilight Bike Ride! Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 5:30pm NEW START LOCATION: Central Valley Greenway Bike Route at GARDEN DRIVE (one block west of Nanaimo) Bring your wheels and meet other riders as we take off from the edge of the Still Creek watershed. All riders and abilities…
This rainy season focus group explores how we want to be with ourselves and with each other in this time of abrupt climate change.
Very excited for this new collaboration I am part of: MOUNTAIN PRESENCE
I love deadlines…
except when they fail. My digital archive of all paintings from the last 15 years has lost all its content in the last 5 days! This makes it very hard to show people that I am in fact a good painter. Between 2003 and 2010 I had many big shows of 20 paintings per show,…
Wild Wee Ones: Nature Program for Toddlers and Adults
This exciting new program brings the values of Nature and Forest school to younger kids and families, right in east Vancouver. In this small, consistent group we will explore outside together through a combination of child-led play and facilitated activities. Join us as we develop our sense of place and belonging through sense-appreciation, connection, and…
Crow Roost Twilight Bike Ride
On Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 meet at 4:30 at Lakewood and Central Valley Greenway, OR 4:45pm at Renfrew Skytrain Station, for the annual Crow Roost Twilight Bike Ride! We will follow the crows on the Central Valley Greenway (5km round trip). Dress for the weather, bring snacks to share and bike lights. This is a…
sun turning inspiration
my heart is full of gratitude! The Sun comes to us, giving rise to all life. We are a result of the Suns energy. We are mostly fooled, thinking we are separate from the sun but really how can we be? If you are like me -that is living in the North- now we are…
vision! the Leap Manifesto
this is an inspiring poster for an inspiring project! I did not design it, but I’m glad to share it.
Fall is here.
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Mountains & Waters retreat… Zen Style
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In less than a week Team Birds Not Bitumen has become one of the TOP TEN fundraising teams! of the Baille Birdathon. Thank you heart-lifting friends. And outward like ripples, several people have forwarded the resource section from my last BLOG post. A friend sent this new song. …Read on for BIG DAY REPORT…
What can we do?
This is my story of a small gift which I offer into the world. It holds love, hope and our fierce belief in a better way. The fossil-fuel-industrial-complex is a hungry and relentless bully, and it currently wants more and more and more of the river valley I live in. So the Fraser Valley has…
come ride with us?!
←→invitation to participate←→ Bicycle Buddha Adventure 2014 Sunday May 11 to Sunday May 18, 2014 or smaller portions thereof… A 3 to 5 to 8 day Community Bike Ride that combines: • mindfulness practice, • nature connection, • easy-level bicycle touring, • community practice, and • fun! Travel by bicycle in gorgeous unfolding spring….
new vancouver study group: The System Stinks
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Crow Roost Twilight Bike Ride
ALL WELCOME for this friendly Bike Ride on Saturday Feb 8, 2014 Meet at 4:30pm at Lakewood Drive at the Central Valley Greenway (also known as North Great Northern Way). Bring: snacks to share if you care to do so, and maybe a hot thermos for yourself. Remember warm clothes, Bike Lights, and Bring Kid-friends…
click on picture for more info about upcoming collaborative show at Brief Encounters Sept 19 – 21, Performance Works Theater in Vancouver. part of Pick of the Fringe!