I don't really want to let you in on my secret, because then I'll be racing you wised-up folk to grab that 99c bag of slightly overripe bananas from the grocery story. But, when I read this stat on the Love Food Hate Waste instagram feed, I was so shocked, I had to share. Canadians … Continue reading Never throw out a banana again! Zero Waste warrior tip: freeze ’em!!
Let the awesomeness of our local library come to you! The Pemberton & District Library will be holding a Pop Up Library at the Ts'zil Learning Centre on Monday January, 21st from 1 - 3 pm. Everyone is welcome! We will be able to help with the following services: *Sign up for a library card/replace … Continue reading The library will pop-up at Ts’zil Learning Centre on Monday, January 21, 1-3pm
I heard of quite a few shovel-angels out and about over the recent storm cycle, clearing pathways for elders, neighbours, or friends who were less agile. Love this practical act of kindness. As a friend recently challenged: "today, be the reason someone is grateful." Or, on time. Or less stressed. Or able to do their … Continue reading You don’t have to hug a firefighter to show them you appreciate them… you could shovel clear a hydrant, too
It's temptingly easy to sit on the sidelines, or the couch, feeling overwhelmed, waiting for a sign that it's okay to be hopeful. Needing some evidence that it's worth the effort of rousing yourself. But I love this straight-talking pep talk from Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg. She comes by the straight talk honestly. Having been … Continue reading Look for action. Only then, hope will come.
Josh Dooley has been busy. Three weeks ago, the Pemberton resident added Wellness Almanac guestagrammer to his to-do list, and over the past 72 hours, he was competing in Whistler Blackcomb's 13th annual Deep Winter Photo Challenge, which culminated in five slideshows screening at a sold-out show last night. Josh is now in serious contention, … Continue reading Guestagrammer Josh Dooley is in the running for Deep Winter Photo Challenge’s Viewer’s Choice
I have survived plenty of internal Armageddons, but the ones that really shake me to my core are environmental events that are climate-driven - otherwise acknowledged as "Events Beyond Our Control" (EBOC). I recently had yet another unexpected call to check my preparedness, with only a few seconds of warning. While preparing dinner, I heard … Continue reading Armageddon – Can You Prepare Enough?