Support Zero Ceiling from the comfort of your own home, by sharing a delicious Family Dinner meal box with those you love. This is the final fundraiser of the year for Zero Ceiling - a three-course meal box, donated by hotels and restaurants, that was a sell-out success last year, and that supports the Work … Continue reading A feast-to-go, for friends at Zero Ceiling: order now for December 3 Family Dinner, as they’re selling out fast!
The other day, my kiddo laid it out plain. Feeling sad because things aren't the same as they were yesterday, is the gist of what he said, when we surveyed the damage from the atmospheric river slash deluge slash super rain event. I'd been in a tumble-dryer of emotions - feeling grateful, perturbed, worried, lucky... … Continue reading It’s okay if you’re not feeling super okay right now
Come for a walk with me. Sit your rational mind down at the table with a to-do list and a cup of tea, and bring your heart for a walk. Let's take ourselves down to a quiet place where you can see the sun, cresting the trees, or peeking over the mountain, or by your … Continue reading What if the sun and the earth are your parents?
Weyakpa Najin Win, Woman Stands Shining, Pat McCabe, of the Dine Nation, was asked recently (see yesterday's post for the recording of her talk): what can I, as a white-bodied non-indigenous person, with little sense of my ancestry, and no real connection to the land where I live, be part of this, of all of … Continue reading A Morning Ceremony
I've been a fan of Weyakpa Najin Win, Woman Stands Shining, Pat McCabe , since I first heard her on a podcast a few years ago, with Sharon Blackie. Since then, whenever this member of the Dine (Navajo) Nation, mother, artist and ceremonial leader turns up somewhere, giving a talk, I try to tune in. … Continue reading A few things you might need to hear: listening session with Pat McCabe
Donations are already rolling in to support Ty and Tia's Toy and PJ Drive for the BC Children's Hospital. If you’re new to this fundraiser, Kate Sangster shares her family's store about bringing it to life. In 2016, our son Ty was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Ty is now a cancer survivor and wants … Continue reading Ty and Tia’s Toy and PJ Drive – how to support the kids at BC Children’s Hospital this Christmas
Did you see the meme? Anybody else come away from COP26 thinking the wrong people are in charge of the barge? One of my favourite thinkers and teachers, Pat McCabe, has said, if we want to learn how to live sustainably, shouldn't we be talking to the people who lived in place, for thousands upon … Continue reading Deyen Transform: Climate Change and Matriarchal Leadership
The Pemberton Valley is a complicated geographical area. The Pemberton Valley Dyking District and its local partners work diligently to maintain flood control infrastructure. Times have changed, and due to Provincial governmental changes, inflation, development of the Pemberton Valley and the Mt. Meager slide we are now faced with a growing risk in which to … Continue reading Speaking of flooding… fill out the Pemberton Valley Dyking District survey
I feel grateful, this morning, for the cooler temperatures, for the clear sky, that the rain cleared at last. For my warm dry house. And for the chance, yesterday, to have witnessed what Nature is capable of. There's clean-up to be done, and repercussions to be lived through, all across the province, of living through … Continue reading Reflections after a storm
A request from the students at Pemberton Secondary School. As tempting as that big span of grass is, the school field is a no-dog zone. When they zoom around the field it damages the already damaged turf and sometimes they without owner seeing. The students of PSS would really appreciate it if you used the … Continue reading Unless your dog is a student there, please don’t use the school field for their workout