The Pemberton & District Public Library and Whistler Public present Barbed Choir in Pemberton, BC "because I'm still in love with you, I want to see you dance again..." Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing … Continue reading Seriously? A singalong?!!! Wednesday September 15 6:30pm
The Pemberton Museum and Mile One Eating House are cooking up something special - September's Date Night series! Thursdays, from 5pm to 7pm, on September 9, 16, and 23, you can reserve a private table in the Pioneer Village and enjoy one of three delicious Mile One dinners, and a Sparkmouth drink, for just $20 … Continue reading Date Night at the Museum rolls out Thursdays, with Mile One Eating House
A writer friend, Jayme Moye, went out to Fairy Creek's River Camp on June 26 to cover the effort to save the old growth from Teal Jones' machines, for Outside magazine. Last night, she shared that River Camp is gone. Destroyed by police. The 1000 year old known as Grandfather Tree is now in the … Continue reading before we mourn the trees, we speak for them
There can be many challenges and barriers to bringing a new tourism idea, experience or partnership to fruition. I can think of a few just now, sitting here, starting with pandemic fatigue, uncertainty about what's to come, and how lonely it feels to do the heavy lifting to bring an idea to life. One of … Continue reading $3000 tourism innovation grants available, apply by Oct 6
Heads up. In case you missed it, there's been a snap election called by the PM, and we're headed to the polls on Monday September 20, 2021. Election day is : Monday, September 20, 2021 Advance voting takes place on : Friday, September 10, 2021Saturday, September 11, 2021Sunday, September 12, 2021Monday, September 13, 2021 EDIT: An All-Candidates … Continue reading Vote – in advance, by mail, or on the 20th
I had thought sending my kid off to kindergarten was nerve-wracking. Then, I had to send him to school in the middle of a pandemic. And today, here we are again. That's my grade one'r there, with his stuffy/support crew, being drummed into a new year. If that is not a picture of all our … Continue reading A back to school blessing: Stucum Wi
PORCA is stoked to announce the return of the Toonie! Village Yoga Pemberton will be sponsoring the course with a little warm-up stretch to get you started. Bring your toonie* and tight hamstrings to PORCA's first in-person event in 18 months! It's all happening tomorrow, Tuesday, September 7th! Meeting location: One Mile Lake beachSign in starts: 6 pmYoga … Continue reading Toonie Races are back! And they start tomorrow
I acknowledge that a Collective Trauma Summit doesn't sound like a barrel of fun. But, last August, I found myself tuning in to an online summit on "trauma" and it was the most game-changing and mind-blowing experience. I've been trying to understand the mess our world is in, and finally, here was an explanation. And … Continue reading Want to come to a trauma conference with me?
The first/biggest argument my husband and I had about our newborn was not helped by the internet. Husband didn't want a thumbsucker, so wanted to go out and buy a soother. (He's a planner.) I wasn't keen on soothers, so didn't want him to. We argued for a bit, while the baby was asleep, and … Continue reading The internet is not helpful: how can we both we right?
This. via Lois Fay, who is always inspiring to me. '"Finding Yourself" is not really how it works. You aren't a ten dollar bill in last winter's coat pocket. You are also not lost. Your true self is right there, buried under cultural conditioning, other people's opinions, and inaccurate conclusions you drew as a kid … Continue reading Spent a lot of time “finding myself” and finally worked my way here (close to where I started)