I am exploring the idea, right now, that battle, conflict, adversaries and rivals are part of an old way of thinking that is not serving us anymore. It has been inspired, in large part, by a book called The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, by Charles Eisenstein, that sometime-Wellness-Almanac-contributor Sarinda Hoilett nudged in my … Continue reading Rivals or allies?
The Spel̓kúmtn Community Forest is a new partnership between the Village of Pemberton and the Lil’wat Nation - an initiative that the Village of Pemberton began to explore back in 2001. The process has reached a point where a five year Forest Stewardship Plan, the management plan for the community forest, has been prepared to … Continue reading Have your say about the Spel̓kúmtn Community Forest by January 4
Pemberton Secondary School's Grads of 2019 are hosting the annual Santa's Breakfast on Saturday, December 15th from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at Pemberton Secondary School! Everyone is welcome to attend! Get your picture with Santa and enjoy a traditional pancake breakfast. Children are $5 and adults are $8. The graduating class of 2019 thank … Continue reading Pemberton Secondary Grads of 2019 host Breakfast with Santa, Saturday Dec 15, 8:30am – 11:30am
Is there anything more tragic than a floppy carrot? Love Food Hate Waste's Food Storage guide comes to the rescue! I learned that a limp carrot can be revived! (Give 'em an ice-bath! And if it doesn't work, chuck 'em in soup.) I bought a huge bag of local carrots from John and Michelle Beks … Continue reading How to keep those carrots fresh, not floppy
The weekend of December 15 and 16 is going to be a busy one for the Man in Red, but not as busy as December 24 is going to be, obviously... So get him while he's got some time for photos! Santa sightings in and around Pemberton this weekend will see him at Pemberton Secondary … Continue reading Your schedule of Santa sightings for 2018 – December 15 and 16
Ty has ALL leukaemia - he was diagnosed November 8, 2016. He's now in kindergarten, while continuing a monthly maintenance treatment that will continue until January 2020. As part of their experience with leukaemia, Ty and his family started an annual Toy Drive and once again, this Christmas, he and his family are spreading love … Continue reading Drop off new toys for Super Ty’s Toy Drive, by December 14, and give kids in treatment for cancer a dose of love and play
Buy Local Week, a BC program to encourage people to put their money where their house (instead of their mouth) is, runs from December 3-9, with a view to raising awareness of the impact made by BC businesses to the economy - not to mention the social fabric and community at large. Why does it … Continue reading What happens after Buy Local week wraps up? You can still go big by thinking small…