Class of 2020, hail to you the resilient ones

https://22.files.edl.io/0cca/06/26/20/201719-8c1b05c7-d0b8-4d0a-9534-31a05dce032f.pdf   The Superintendent of Schools, Lisa McCullough, shared this Year-End Message on June 26, 2020 and I read it last night (via Signal Hill's new fancy website and app) and was surprisingly moved. (Read the full text at the link- below has been condensed.) "It is difficult to close out this school year with … Continue reading Class of 2020, hail to you the resilient ones

Chamber launches Love Pemberton, Buy Local campaign, to support community’s businesses

The Pemberton and District Chamber of Commerce announced that, to coincide with launch of Phase 3 of BC's Restart Plan, they are also launching a Buy Local initiative. LOVE PEMBERTON, BUY LOCAL As the economy continues to reopen we want to keep the need to support local businesses top of mind and thank our community … Continue reading Chamber launches Love Pemberton, Buy Local campaign, to support community’s businesses

Kids, join the Summer Reading Club through the library

https://vimeo.com/421143853 Kids aged 5-14 years are invited to Explore the Universe through the library's Summer Reading Club, a BC-wide free reading program for school-age children, to help kids stoke their passion for reading. It's gone virtual and is a great resource for families. To participate, all you need to do is join at bcsrc.ca Children … Continue reading Kids, join the Summer Reading Club through the library

Imagine being illegal on your own land in your own home

I invite you to consider this over your coffee this day these potent words from Melody Charlie,  "Human Indigenous lives that have been taken for generations , stolen, raped, murdered, without charges & for years without question. Especially given that it was illegal for "Indians' to even access legal support. It was illegal for Indians … Continue reading Imagine being illegal on your own land in your own home

What I wish people meant when they talk about “winning” – encapsulated in a beautiful poem by Kera Willis

Thanks to Kera Willis, amazing writer, singer-songwriter and founder of the Mountain Horse School, and a constant inspiration for me, for permission to share this poem with you. Photo by Guliz Unlu. I want us to dance with the impossible and win:Not the way we win a war, with the swordof a conquistador, or the … Continue reading What I wish people meant when they talk about “winning” – encapsulated in a beautiful poem by Kera Willis