Conversations in the Sky

“There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.” Michel de MontaigneThere is a stretch along the Vancouver Seawall where great conversations are held.  The voices, loud and impetuous, are heard from great distances.  But it is only in the winter that we are able to see the participants.  Every day, they…

Homecoming

“On a bare branch a crow is perched – autumn evening” Matsuo Bashō The time has come.  It is the dusk of autumn and winter months.  I watch them from my window, flying towards the east.  At first there are only a few; then they come in random patterns that grow in strength.  It is…