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It Tends Toward Upward


I’ve seen it in the rainforest north of Juneau, where the fluffy moss puffs up like thick cat fur on the rotting logs, growing toward the sun, and I’ve seen it in Sequoia where the dark, thick redwoods just keep flinging their massive trunks upward. 251 more words

Randy Hasper

A Canadian Interlude: Emily Carr on "Remittance Men"

Emily Carr, Growing Pains: An Autobiography (1946)

I wouldn’t normally discuss a book written by a Canadian here, since that contravenes the essential principle of this site, but, being… 338 more words


Canadian Artist Terrill Welch Above the Stacks with Emily Carr

Canadian Artist Terrill Welch’s  solo show “Above the Stacks – land and sea” is up at the at the Emily Carr Branch of the Greater Victoria Library for September and October of 2016. 766 more words

Oil Paintings

"It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada..."

“…not because she is Canada but because she’s something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are a part of.” 24 more words


Writing Myself Out

As a child, I have a distinct memory of my mom telling me by no means did I need to be married to have my own children, that I could have as many children as I wanted  1,275 more words