When one second is all you get. Polek Rybczynski meditates on his best photograph yet

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Some backstory, from Lisa: Earlier in the month, I emailed Polek: “got a pic for Sunday?” And he shared this one: “my best and favourite photo taken to date. For me this photograph… Continue reading

Lost is not the worst thing that you could be. Shayla Wallace’s photo is proof of the fun in losing your way

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Shayla Wallace took this image on the Lost Lake trails in Whistler. “I hadn’t realized how many trails tehre are. I’ve gotten lost more than once on this adventure. I also had a… Continue reading

Connie Sobchak goes hunting for cranes. And gets a story instead

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We were surrounded by hawks and I was reading a book called H is for Hawk. I marvelled at the wildness around me while the narrator recoiled at the wildness she discovered within.… Continue reading

Spring migration and the Townsend’s Solitaire: Bird watch with John Tschopp

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Here in Pemberton Valley, spring migration is in full swing, reports John Tschopp. The Yellow rumped Warblers move in waves. Purple Finches and White-crowned Sparrows sing all day long. The Swallows scout for… Continue reading

What Will You Let Sink?

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I’ve been tidying up lately-getting rid of seldom used items and generally removing trash from as many places as I might find it. On daily walks, I carry a bag with me to… Continue reading

Dave Steers manages to get Mt Currie and Mt Meager in the same photograph

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Two iconic mountains. They pretty much define our skyline, whichever direction we’re headed. Dave Steers figured out how to get them both in the same photo, without having to go to outerspace.

Want to help us write a Wellness Manifesto?

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So, the other day, me and Kalmia were chatting. Beside the counter of the Community Centre. About the Wellness Almanac. And wellness things. I’d just been to the physio, the previous day. My… Continue reading

PORCA annual fundraiser is Saturday May 6, 7 – 11pm

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Animal Wellness Clinics for Mount Currie fur-babies will take place the last Saturday of each month, April – October

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Do not underestimate the therapeutic benefits of a trip to the hair salon/barber

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After 3 surgeries, 6 weeks of daily radiation, and countless rounds of different chemotherapy treatments, letting people see- let alone touch my hair has been a rare and stressful experience (though it has… Continue reading

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