Betroth

My brother Jesse and Kelly have been in courtship for some time and it was just a matter of time for them to make the moves to betroth each other. Betroth is to be true, to marry and to take a sacred pledge of truth to one another. Mazel Tov to them, Max and all those that gathered on June …

The Forest Translators

Telus’s Storyhive’s documentary pitch project has just opened for public voting. They will be awarding 30 projects $50,000 to complete a documentary film. The Forest Translators is a doc that spreads a parallel story about growth in strength and beauty through adversity. The film looks at how Trees yield magical traits such as heal overs, burls, figure, spalt, and birdseye. …

The Radicals Film Premieres

The Radicals Film first premieres kicked off in Vancouver at the Vancouver Museum, Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural centre in Whistler and the Common in Squamish. All the screenings sold out where each premiere was followed up with a Q and A with different community members and friends featured in the film from Salt Spring, Ucluelet, Kingcome, Xwisten & Haida Gwaii. We had the …

vi·o·lence

Some people feel love is the answer, I kind of disagree and think we should be actually be fighting more. I hold a bit of a different perspective towards words. Roots of truth are in trees. Treasures to under-stand. “Truth (satya) implies love, and firmness (agraha) engenders and therefore serves as a synonym for force. I thus began to call …

Consider Solstice

A time to “consider” = “Examine the stars”. – – – Consider originates from Latin. Con =with/together sis/sider = star considerate = examine.   “To reflect on, look closely at, observe” – – – Sideris =constellation – – – Romans had an obsession with divination by astrology. – – – – – – – – – When I look up …

Duffy Hike

I want to climb mountains in my life. Mountains have this ability to shape us and give us a better perspective on life. They bring us to a place of relaxation, wonder, awe, reverie. A field of serenity. A space where we can tune out and tap in to what we value.  They have the ability to give us a …