Our little home, all aglow, as captured by David Ward.
With the face of an owl and the body of a hawk, the Northern Harrier (or marsh hawk) is a raptor - a bird of prey - are often welcomed by farmers - they eat the mice that damage crops and pose no threat to poultry as some hawks do. This juvenile was a welcome … Continue reading I spy a northern harrier catching a little sun
Come by Stay Wild this Friday December 7th to support Q’aLaTKu7eM Community School. The kids grew, harvested and packed various mint teas to raise money for field trips. A stocking stuffer packed with sweet medicine.
Canadians throw out 2,400,000 potatoes every day!!! As a proud Spud Valley resident, this strikes me as sacrilege. But that's what the Love Food, Hate Waste Canada team shared. They suggest it might be because people store their potatoes with their onions. BAD MOVE! Onions will cause potatoes to sprout. Keep your spuds in the … Continue reading Waste not, want not
Following the November 26 Information Night, the Sea to Sky Putting Children First Initiative, in partnership with SPARC BC, has put out a survey, to solicit community feedback that will help develop a Child Care Strategy for Pemberton. The strategy will include a community needs and issues assessment related to licensed child care for children newborn … Continue reading Got kids? Expecting? Got childcare challenges? Share your experience in a survey, before December 10, and shape the future
Gélpcal Joseph recently shared this on his Facebook page and gave me permission to share it here. It's an important perspective and imaginative act, for those of us who grew up with the privilege of knowing that the government, schools and other authorities had our best interests in mind and wanted to help our children … Continue reading What would you do to protect your child?
I was invited to start a gratitude practice -- by someone I admire immensely, an unlikely pusher of positive psychology. I had resistance to the idea. To the very phrase, actually, and its ubiquity. Despite my squinty-eyed reaction, I agreed to participate in a daily gratitude experiment. Two days in, I was already feeling a shift … Continue reading Gratitude! The non-surgical drug-free brain-sculpting happiness-making cure-all! Try it, today, for free!