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…

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…

flowers for mom

i made some flowers for my mom   to celebrate her birthday. Lilies are her favorite. She said to me, “ah, now my lilies are not yet over for the season!” to find her treasure (the flowers) mom followed ten cryptic clues we laughed at our site-specific foibles, our love of this place, our family home,…

invitation to mindful moment

On the banks of beautiful Still Creek in Burnaby, BC i worked with a group of community artists and the Still Moon Arts Society to create the Spirit Fish Festival. Kyira Korrigan helped me create this Invitation to Mindful Moment    which I image recreating in Stanley Park some day. INVITATION You are invited to…

THANKS and i miss my homies

jenna lives with me at the Beehive Collective House. She runs a school called Soaring Eagle Nature School. Ya she does! She asked me to help create a thank you card for her to give to her summer students and campers. She provided the cool stuff (buckskin, baby bird of prey skull, handmade nettle fiber…

ninety two : things i did and saw at the farm part 3

justy taught me how to make soap and we did after the neighbour came over with his tractor-attached-auger and dug holes for the alpaca fence we discovered great wads of clay    what better to make a house with?   love the viscereal feel and manual work we shared to prepared the clay

eighty seven : leading folks in song

success!!! i led a group of community folk in a song as part of songs for birds   a public event at our neighbourhood park that i co-facilitated with my housemate Jenna. I did it. It sounded good us all joining voices together. The woodpecker nesting close by liked it too. pictures on Ant’s website

eighty five : lushness

took pictures for my friend’s wedding announcement his afternoon    it was lush and drippy under the dome

eighty : my sister’s baby makes mom so happy

rose-coloured glasses gave this picture it’s shine   blue sky   magnolia tree   even a rose-coloured car! i’m a grammy and everyone is healthy! mom and dad celebrating     and what a time to be born   in blossoms! why so happy? my sister’s baby is born!    Heiko Cedar Ingram-Ross my sister elissa and her husband patrick  …

seventy seven : massive edge landscapes

spectacular march bicycle trip on the oregon coast with allison.   characterized by unheardof snow    extremely high winds    hail    hardy days spent outdoors exploring in the company of elk, peregrines, eagles, hummingbirds, ferns.    The spotted owl and marbled murrelet remain illusive.

seventy six : 25 feet of sh#t plus discarded cedar

two bundles tied with fresh inner-bark of clear cut cedar    braided     materials gathered from logging road in fraser valley near deroche     picture taken a year ago    now i’ve got this broken measuring tape

seventy one : for mom

dad and i went walking at the park of queen elizabeth in vancouver     mom     we thought you would like these flowers   they were under a corkscrew hazlenut or somesuch

sixty four : mandala : old work

this is car crash mandala : the practice of present moment it was a performance piece that i create on the street at the encouragement of Mark Mushet of Vancouver Review Magazine in 2009   and he took the picture it was published as part of the magazine’s art centerfold. thanks Mark!

sixty three : varied

so many different creatures all creeping and picking their own kinda way under wet leaves in the yard    drilling down aren’t we all ok     so varied?