The magical mushrooms of Abbotsford

For some reason that I’ve never been able to explain, I absolutely love mushrooms … except when it comes to eating them. Then I’m very picky. But when it comes to finding them in the wild, I’m endlessly fascinated by the vast array of shapes, sizes and colors they come in, their intricate details, their growth habits, uses and dangers.

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passionfruit in november

some grey days
when my soul is
consumed with wanderlust
i remember our
belated birthday date
at the sidewalk cafe

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Berliner Mauer, 2017

today at checkpoint charlie
mcdonald’s spies from
the american side
at the kfc across the road

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Two-Minute Travelogues: Germany, 1999

β€œTo my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson 1999: We’re on the brink of a new decade, a new…

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all things go

i fell in love again all things go, all things go drove to chicago all things know, all things know i’ve been to philadelphia. to bangor, maine. to atlanta, to orlando, to anaheim, california. to london, to nuremberg, to berlin. to taichung, taiwan. to taipei. i had not been to chicago. oh, i’d been in…

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