"The Way" is movie about a pilgrimage on the "Camino de Santiago" I was lucky to see the film starring Martin Sheen on the way to my Camino walk.
Kyak surfing in white water is exciting and requires powerful skill. These pictures were taken at the Skookumchuck Cannel as kyakers attempt to surf on the fast flowing standing wave.
Have you ever wondered what a totem pole is or how one is carved? Here are pictures and stories of how and why people start chopping away making totem poles. You can try it yourself-but be careful not to injure yourself.
A 12 year old girl tries to understand teenage behavior and rules at jewish Summer camp in the 1950's.
Lin and Larry Pardey adventurers extraordinaire are the gurus of world class offshore sailors.This review tells about Lin Pardey's latest book "Bull Canyon- A Boatbuilder, a Writer and other Wildlife". Here is...
I have a complicated relationship with Shiva,the Hindu God of Creation and Destruction. Shiva dances in a circle of fire and lives on the peaks of the Himalayas.But part of his essence may also be in me.
In some myths the Raven is a demon bird that croaks threats of death. However in West Coast First Nations mythology Raven is the trickster hero who coaxed humans into the earth and brought us fire.
Here is an introduction to carving West Coast native wooden masks, bowls and amulets. Also touches on other styles of carving. At first cutting wood is a bit scary if you don't know how to hold the knives and hold the...
Often family members have vastly different memories of the same events. This article explores the nature of family memories.
"The Skirt" is an engaging true story of a six year old country girl in the 1940's who refuses to wear a skirt to school.It shows the ingenuity of Marie as she finds her way in grade one.
Beachside camping in Hawaii's beautiful oceanside campsites costs less than $10 per day depending on the services offered. Kauai has many spectacular places to camp,swim,and explore.