George Saunders’ Advice to Graduates

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I’ve read this a couple of times now. It keeps getting better. Maybe because I spent decades wondering about those kids from elementary school… the ones I didn’t stand up for, the ones… Continue reading

Kindness, good. Self kindness, better.

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Being nice to yourself isn’t as selfish as it sounds. I’m standing in the kitchen talking to one of my best friends. We’re both crying. And we don’t have much time. The kids… Continue reading

Sighted: Albino banana slugs!

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This, via my favourite reptilian correspondent, @pembyboa, the instagram alter-ego of Dr Leslie Anthony. Anthony spotted this albino banana slug in 2009 on a hike to Garibaldi Lake. He hasn’t seen once since,… Continue reading

We are all in the same canoe: Dave Steers’ photo captures the power of Pulling Together

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Scorned Timber

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Since moving back home to Pemberton in 2013, I have been committed to creating a reputation as a photographer of people, of celebrations, smiles and memories. I’m a people person, and I can’t wait… Continue reading

Adventure running

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Sometimes my run along the Forest Service Road towards the Hurley is uneventful – traffic passes, dust blows up and my thoughts and the dog keep me entertained. This morning was different. Driving… Continue reading

Don’t leave the Mayor hanging. Go have a chat, from 3pm, Friday, at the Barn

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“Don’t let me sit there by myself,” jokes Mayor Mike Richman. “The coffee and the conversation will be good.” Stop by for a pick-me-up and shoot the breeze as you check out the… Continue reading

How about Best of Pemberton 2017 becomes best of Pemby and Mt Currie?

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It’s taken me a few days to get to this post, because, as honoured as I am to  be called out in the Best of Pemberton issue in the Pique, it also makes… Continue reading

Are you a baking whiz? Donate your talents to the Museum’s Tea and Tales

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Strolling through Pemberton

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I was strolling through Pemberton on Tuesday. Doin’ my Tuesday thing, grocery shopping, banking, going to the bakery, physio… a usual Tuesday around town. A habit I picked up in Halifax is that… Continue reading

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