My favorite summer job was at wilderness canoe co-leader in the Whiteshell Provincial Park on the Lake Mantario Trail. One morning after an early hike and paddle i was returning to the cabin and found my co-leader swimming near the dock with a family of loons cavorting round and making a ruckus. One broke off and flew to my nearing canoe danced for me on the waters, calling out a hallo

The most refreshing experience i had was upon the moraine path to Robson Glacier at the feet of Mount Robson. After an exhausting hike i looked up from the moraine strewn path to find a breeze lift from the cooling glacier flow over my weary body and carry my heart heaven ward

It was near there i found two hoary marmots on the meadows of Snowbird Pass greeting hikers on the way to the summit of the trail overlooking Robson Park


Bud Taylor Poems

Oh To Fly, Oh To Fly

Perched on the cliff face
Looking at a brave, new world
I cry from the wilderness, hear it today
Hear it for a thousand years... more »

A Stray Horse

One day a stray horse
arrived in the Valley

Tired, beaten they arrived... more »


Remember there's a mile in every smile
a well in every dwell

Smile before you rise... more »

Bud Taylor Quotes

'Remember there's a mile in every smile, a well in dwell'
I sat quietly, uttering not a word, while my coffee grew cold.
Lady of the Longboard
It is true that i love the blue butterfly
Lady of the Longboard

Comments about Bud Taylor

Bob Barclay 09 Apr 2018 07:41
Great to meet you Bud and share our love of literature.