FOREVER

An introspective mindcan and will strategizethe hell out of the directYes or No question. And yet, dive in withan unwavering beliefwhen it comes todeclarations offorever and always. Because it knows. "How long is forever" ?Can be answered with  "Sometimes, just one second". Credit to Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in the last verse.

Ranch behind beloved local restaurant, Mile One, featured in new video series

https://www.youtube.com/embed/a28JBIRJDVI While the cowboys and gals are heading home after a successful Rodeo weekend (congrats Lil'wat! especially after two years of not having a rodeo! what an accomplishment!), we're not quite ready to leave cowboy culture behind us. The BC Farmers’ Market Trail is a showcase of more than 145 BC Farmers' Market members, showcasing … Continue reading Ranch behind beloved local restaurant, Mile One, featured in new video series

How to explain a fat person to your kid (or, “they’re called tricky conversations for a reason”)

I appreciate @kids.eat.in.color and their take on many things, including her generous approach to feeding small humans who don't necessarily ascribe to my aspirational values about kale chips being superior to mac n cheese, and who tend to make the hours of effort to soak cashew nuts to blend into a smoothie or meal pointless, … Continue reading How to explain a fat person to your kid (or, “they’re called tricky conversations for a reason”)

Liam Fisher’s Work Out To Conquer Cancer – Flip whatever you can – a page, or a tire, to make the most of where you’re at

Thanks to Christine Andrew for sharing the Global TV news story about this, and bringing it to my attention. Liam Fisher is raising funds for cancer. (And making morning news TV hosts incredibly jealous of his beard.) I feel so exhausted at the thought of what Liam is setting out to do, that I want … Continue reading Liam Fisher’s Work Out To Conquer Cancer – Flip whatever you can – a page, or a tire, to make the most of where you’re at

MEMORY

Timesdrifting away with allher yesterdays. An old girlleft wondering how  the young girlin her, is doing now ? Is she playingwith the sunlight tucked inby the moonlight. Onlytime will tell of her silentwishing wells. And theshooting star prays that got lostin the milky way. Kúkwstum̓ckacw / Thank you for reading.

Ts’zil sign installed on the Friendship Trail invites us to re-approach “familiar” landmarks

Last year, Amanda Walker and I had a chat, the kind of chat that sends sparks of ideas flying left right and centre. I didn't realize at the time that she was a spark-collector. That she was the kind of person who gathered up sparks and kindling and tucked them into sheltered places and turned … Continue reading Ts’zil sign installed on the Friendship Trail invites us to re-approach “familiar” landmarks

A short poem that is a reminder that you are made of many others

Today is my maternal grandmother's birthday. I am amazed by the science that says I was somehow, once, in her body, because a woman's ovaries when she is a fetus actually also contain the future eggs of their daughters. (WHAT? HOW???) Did you know that your Grandmother carried part of you inside her womb? But … Continue reading A short poem that is a reminder that you are made of many others