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Stein Valley Memory Lane

Stein Valley Memory Lane

The Stein Valley Nlaka’pamix Heritage Park is a very special place for Dan and I. We have grown to love her on so many levels. It started out as an ambitious (for me) backpacking trip in 2010 – a 100 kilometre trek through the Stein […]

Living in a van down by the (Walbran) river…

Living in a van down by the (Walbran) river…

“It starts with a tree and it ends with you and me.” – Luke Wallace I’m proud to say it was my dad’s idea, but a couple weeks ago, Dan and I took the Frey-parents to our beloved Walbran valley! The four of us crammed […]

Vitamin-N in the Walbran

Vitamin-N in the Walbran

“We fall in love by chance; we stay in love by choice.” – Unknown The Walbran Convergence – a gathering of over 100 people, to mark the 25 year anniversary of the 1991 blockades, arrests, and various acts of civil disobedience to save the valley. […]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han This is incredibly late, but summer is here, and that translates to more sunshine than screen-time. In celebration of summer, here are some photos from several weeks ago of me […]

You’re the Voice

You’re the Voice

“The province manages all wildlife, including grizzly bears, on the principle of conservation first, followed by First Nations’ needs.” – Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Right. Ugh. Please bear with me – no pun intended – before you throw me […]

Ode To Walbran

Ode To Walbran

The Walbran is a riotous swath of forest and mountains, of rocks, trees, and grave wind. The Walbran is a constant drizzle of moisture, seeping into the soil, the rocks, the river, the mosses, your bones, and ultimately, your soul – a lavish freshness, deep […]

Be My Valentine

Be My Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day!! My husband and I found ourselves on an impromptu trip (would we have it any other way?!) to the Walbran Valley to visit our beloved trees and forest friends galore. There’s no where else I’d rather be, than handing our Valentine’s to […]

Do the right thing

Do the right thing

  Here’s a glimpse into my world of long, winding, car-sickened logging roads leading to the most glorious, alive, fresh and ancient places. Trees are living beings. Let’s care. Hugs from this tree-hugger…xxx  

Live With Passion

Live With Passion

“The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever […]