Water levels are low in the Cowichan River this spring. Snowmelt may help, but will it be enough? This past week, officials notified Cowichan Valley … Read more
There was something about their formation their shape against the grey sky, that made me madly swing my camera up to try and capture an image.
Frost at the Cowichan Estuary, where a walk and some photography helped clear my mind.
Last week I posted a lot of pictures of our garden, and briefly mentioned how many changes we’ve made since moving in at the end … Read more
In her memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion focuses on how life can change in a single moment. Her husband dies suddenly, while … Read more
Lately I’ve been writing a full blog post every Wednesday, but this week I came across so many interesting topics that I’ve decided to go … Read more
This summer I was worried about drought. About the ability of the greatly diminished Cowichan River to support the fall Chinook salmon run. These worries … Read more
I’ve been wanting to visit the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve since we moved here, but as an endangered ecosystem it’s … Read more
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve blogged here, but it’s not as though I’m not blogging at all. In fact, most of my posts … Read more
My last post outlined some of the water issues we’re having here in the Cowichan Valley. Coincident with the fall equinox, we were in for … Read more