Monthly Archives: November 2017

Out on a limb: pine cones

“All that exists is, in a sense, the seed of what will be born from it.” — Marcus Aurelius With pine branches being such a common setting for animals or birds in Chinese brush painting (CBP), you’d think there would … Continue reading

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Getting there…by gosh or by golly, a horsey adventure

Growing up in the 1940s and 50s in the Robson Valley we lived through a lot of transitions: from coal oil lamps to electric lights, from wood stove to central heating, from horse and buggy to cars and trucks. In … Continue reading

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