This, thanks to my friend Maddy Roll, from artistEllie Hopley: simply too good not to share. Because resolutions tend to be guilt-trips packaged in magazine listicles... I like the idea of asking: what scares you right now? What need do you have that you might be able to serve? (Ski date with some girlfriends? Yes! … Continue reading revolution vs resolution
The list is out. I have a beautiful hard-cover book on my desk to prove it. The Lonely Planet has announced the “Best in Travel 2020” – the results of an annual search to anoint the best places to visit in the year ahead. The list was whittled down, via fierce debate, from a longlist … Continue reading What would happen if you introduced yourself to the next “destination” you travel to?
Sharing this, via https://thoughtcatalog.com/kim-quindlen/2018/02/25-tiny-habit-changes-that-will-make-you-a-different-person-in-a-year-from-now/?fbclid=IwAR3lNSScpXUQGfnOpJFlTplpnk0fK3dTwtxGHPHS2NbdiABQbTwF1Y4R_LE, because my friend Veronica keeps telling me how amazing James Clear's Atomic Habits book is, and his take is that we don't fail because of lack of will, but because of poor systems... Which 3 of these habits could you say yes to, this month? Just to try. (As a side … Continue reading 25 habits – how many would you say yes to?
This post, featuring "what's happening at the library this month" could be pages long... I mean, you'd think the people in charge would just be sitting around reading books... but NO! They're organizing and hosting all kinds of rad community offerings. They are starting 2020 off with some big events! Author readings, two movie presentations, … Continue reading Sign up for the Library’s newsletter
https://www.instagram.com/p/B6-8WwRD7-z/ This is worth sharing for the photo alone. Reuben Krabbe is one of the best outdoor photographers out right now. The way he challenges himself creatively blows my mind. But I love this particular tidbit, shared via his instagram account, on Monday 6 January, as many of us were getting back to work, to … Continue reading The secret is: you just start
In 2017, Lyla June for NM House of Representatives and Joy DeVito (who identifies as a Settler Canadian from Ontario) collaborated on a book called Lifting Our Hearts off the Ground. It's a poetic response to the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People. In November 2019, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in Canada … Continue reading Would you be willing to read 43 poems and enter a community conversation about what BC enacting UNDRIP means?
What is your opinion of the ecological, economic and cultural importance of old-growth trees and forests? Let the province of BC know. Before 4pm on January 31. via https://engage.gov.bc.ca/oldgrowth/ On July 17, 2019, the Government of British Columbia announced that a two-person panel had been appointed to lead an Old Growth Strategic Review and provide a report … Continue reading Respond to old growth forest questionaire by Jan 31