there and back again

Ask me anything   Canadian west coaster who has lived on three continents, speaks four languages, and has a wandering vision of what a home can be.

pasttensevancouver:

Hogan’s Alley

The colour photo is a CGI by artist Stan Douglas for his Circa 1948 project that opens at the Tribeca Film Festival today, which features virtual recreations of Hogan’s Alley and the second Hotel Vancouver. The black and white photo originally appeared in the Daily Province on 21 April 1939.

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h-o-r-n-g-r-y:

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

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anabsence:

Yasuzō Nojima: children sketching the peony (1942) 

anabsence:

Yasuzō Nojima: children sketching the peony (1942) 

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accras:

jaagutidrik:

Honey infused with herbs

Nice idea

accras:

jaagutidrik:

Honey infused with herbs

Nice idea

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"We have a government that says it’s okay to eat Twinkies and Cocoa Puffs and Mountain Dew, but it’s illegal to drink raw milk and eat compost-grown tomatoes and Aunt Matilda’s pickles."

From sustainable farmer Joel Salatin. Quote captured by Amy Eddings on WNYC Culture blog.

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natgeofound:

A woman on a farmer’s shoulder emphasizes a corn crop’s height in Minnesota, 1916.Photograph by A. W. Thompson, National Geographic

natgeofound:

A woman on a farmer’s shoulder emphasizes a corn crop’s height in Minnesota, 1916.Photograph by A. W. Thompson, National Geographic

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everlytrue:

[by Tec Petaja for Kinfolk]

We used to eat like this at a farm I worked at - until the blackflies came out to destroy us ;(

everlytrue:

[by Tec Petaja for Kinfolk]

We used to eat like this at a farm I worked at - until the blackflies came out to destroy us ;(

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phoebe-bird:

A cabin we stayed in on Hornby Island, BC. 1994. 

phoebe-bird:

A cabin we stayed in on Hornby Island, BC. 1994. 

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