Oct 1st, 2010
October is a trailer, a preview of the coming year, so, as intense as September was, October raises the level for everyone. In this time, we walk between the worlds, but Halloween is not the only...
Sep 15th, 2010
Get ready for September 21. There is an major celebration at this time. The Druids call it Mea’n Fo’mhair, and honour the Green Man, the god of the forest, by offering libations to trees. Offering of...
Sep 1st, 2010
“September: it was the most beautiful of words, he’d always felt, evoking orange-flowers, swallows and regret.” —Alexander Theroux We can’t help feeling some regret when September comes....
Aug 6th, 2010
The dog days of August are with us, and with the warmth, the madness and the sadness of the last days of summer. My dog, Seriuss, spends much of his time looking for tile floors on which to cool his...
Jul 14th, 2010
The raccoon and crows are still at war in Kitsilano. Every evening a small knot of people wearing flip-flops and clutching beach blankets and bags gather on Creelman Avenue to watch a raccoon and the...
Jul 7th, 2010
Sleeping Beauties passively wait for a prince to arrive and kiss them into their lives.
Jun 29th, 2010
Summer is officially here, and the crows in Kitsilano are busy, busy, busy. It’s important to get those babies fully fledged in the next few weeks. On Creelman Avenue, there is an ongoing battle...
Jun 15th, 2010
If June could talk, it would probably boast that it invented romance.
May 31st, 2010
We have finally reached the middle of things (cycle-wise), what Carl Jung referred to as “neti, neti”—neither this or that.
May 15th, 2010
The darling month of May continues to be full of temptation to abandon duty and go looking for forbidden fruit.