“Strange Birds” – The Constantines
not necessarily uninvited,
but surely unannounced.
they descend upon our home
just another stop on the route.
earthy yet extravagant,
“North East South West” – Japandroids
2200 kms of lonely road*
389 undercarriage scraping frost heaves*
0 emergency fuel situations
8 litres of windshield
“Dodging the Wind” – Joe Pug
We will fish through rain, sleet, snow, hail or blistering sun. We will endure financial stress and marital strife. Under seige from mosquitos and
“Blood of a Young Wolf” – Buck 65
Walking the woods or paddling a canoe or wading a stream have always been ruminatory activities for you. Times to turn things over in your
“The Only Place To Be” – Gord Downie
“October is finite – not only in volume, but in reoccurrence.” – Greg Mcreynolds
He checks the caller ID. Its work. He thinks
“”22 (OVER S∞∞N)(Bob Moose Extended Mix)” – Bon Iver
On a lake tucked away in the woods. Fall colours and summer sun. A seat in the canoe. Water so still that only gravity can
“Channelkirk and Surrounding Area” – Daniel Patrick Quinn
There has been enough of these guys around lately that maybe we will have to start hunting them in earnest with
“Sunblood” – Shad and Besnard Lakes
Two weeks early? Two weeks late?
A damp sleeping bag in the back of a truck. A hard frost blankets the inside of the truck canopy. The
“One Fine Morning” – Bill Callahan
Early season bird hunting is a frustrating and often fruitless endeavour.
The air is too warm, the sun is too hot, and every hill has you
“Gift Shop” – The Tragically Hip
past forest and flowers
we wander through a world of grey and green,
looking for a place to happen.
and in the distance between