Celebrating the Colour Purple

Purple has been with us since ancient days. According to a legend handed down through the centuries, purple was discovered by Heracles, or rather his dog. It all began when Heracles, with his dog and his companion nymph, Tyrus, decided to take an afternoon walk along the coastline of the Levant. It was a beautifulContinue reading “Celebrating the Colour Purple”

Sunday Evening Reflection: Eagle & Woman

Park & Tilford’s Native Garden welcomes visitors to linger under the shady space that is dense with plants native to the Pacific Northwest coastal forests.  Surrounded by the rustling sound of leaves high above me, I enjoy the serenity of a garden that offers quiet contemplation and respite.   I am not alone for I haveContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Eagle & Woman”

Sunday Evening Reflection: Opening the Garden

“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” May Sarton On March 17, 2020, British Columbia declared a public health emergency in the province. That was the day we entered into what I have comeContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Opening the Garden”

Happy Canada Day

July 1st is a special day for Canadians. We are celebrating the anniversary of July 1, 1867 when we became a Dominion. The Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867) united our three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into a single Dominion. Join me on a walkContinue reading “Happy Canada Day”