Bird Language

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!…

Testing in Preparation for Site Upgrade

Hello friends old and new. I am preparing to upgrade my website after a several-year-mostly-but-not-entirely-kid-related hiatus from these updates. This test is to allow me to asses different options for moving forward. This current Theme does not work on phones or tablets, gasp!!! One issue that I am faced with is that as a compromise…

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.

New Collaboration!

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.    

Creative Action!

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….

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…

Awesome Collaboration!

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!

New Art Class Beginning Feb 13

creativity is like a muscle when you work it it gets stronger … T r a n s f o r m   is a new course starting mid-February being offered as part of Gallery Gachet’s Art School.  Its purpose is to support individuals in their daily creative practice. for self-identified artists of all abilities,…