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Moon Bloom?

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The shift to colder weather coincided with a super moon and with that added nighttime magic and daytime snappiness came lighter moods and extra motivation to get out and explore. Monday we chased… Continue reading

Notebook

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  In one of the holes of the cement abutment beside the bridge over the Lillooet River, on the road to the Hurley Pass, I placed a jar containing a pencil and a… Continue reading

What the Rain Revealed

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Some things are simply beautiful; others are beautifully simple. On a recent walk around One Mile, I had time to contemplate this concept. We are surrounded by so much natural beauty on such… Continue reading

Ice, moss and meditations on impermanence with Connie Sobchak

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My friends and I were running through the mossy woods, trending up towards the paraglide launch and catching up on each other’s lives when the incline allowed. In the back of my mind… Continue reading

Dabbling in Neuroscience…

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Friends have been listening to audiobooks for years; if a bookclub date should roll around faster than anticipated, someone would plug in an audio version whilst driving a child to hockey/gymnastics/voice lessons/orthodontist appointments… Continue reading

It doesn’t do it justice, but…

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A few years back, I was wasting time on social media, when a friend posted this message to all her friends: Step away from the computer and take a look outside. I followed… Continue reading

A Picture’s Worth: Fall Leaves are the perfect invitation to stop in your tracks and take in the moment

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Around the lake today, most walkers are gawkers, too. The leaves seem particularly bright this time of year and the blue skies and crisp air sharpen the colours. A morning fog jewels everything,… Continue reading

Dogwood

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Cornus nuttali-aka Pacific dogwood became the floral emblem for BC in 1956 but apparently the flowering tree was associated with this province long before that, as dogwood lapel pins were sold to raise… Continue reading

Harvest

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When we moved to town, I gave up a large garden and sometimes I really miss it, not only for the harvest of veggies and flowers it provided but also for the learning… Continue reading

Crack Me Up: Connie Sobchak finds several signs that her sense of humour is in tact

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There’s a billboard on the right just past the Lightfoot gas station in Lillooet and I enjoy chuckling at their latest message. Recently, the joke cracked me up good: Earlier this summer, we… Continue reading

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