Winter has not been kind to Winterfest, (it just doesn't seem fair after all the effort put in to say "winterfest plans on thin ice") but the organising committee have done snow dances, rallied and reformatted the program for this weekend. A Pineapple Express has put the kaibosh on Winterfest's more frosty fun, but (in … Continue reading Winterfest Pemberton 2015 – updated event schedule for Sunday Jan 25, One Mile Lake
On Thursday January 22nd, Garth Riess will be joining us to talk about his travels on his bicycle and read from some of his writing. On Saturday January 24th, we have a Family Literacy program for families with children aged 5+. This program is free to attend and is facilitated by local author Sara Leach.
From this bubble we inhabit, I’ve watched a world of faraway protests unfold of late — upsurges of outrage, mobbing the streets and Twitter with catchy hashtags, Hunger Games-esque police forces responding. As one protest falls, another rises up in its place. Recently, Fast Company magazine senior editor Jason Feifer vented about our citizen and … Continue reading Column: How to Develop Staying Power
We had long since dropped the Cable and opted for Netflix - a huge improvement from commercial-laden cable. And at $7/month, the price was right. Added bonus: the binge-watching of both Breaking Bad and Orange is the New Black, because you have to watch just ONE more episode of girl on girl prison drama. As addicting … Continue reading Living in the living room: going TV free
The eagle has landed. The birdcount results from December tallied 66 bald eagles around Pemberton (48 adults and 18 juveniles). Dave Steers caught this one last week, against Mt Currie. (PS If it inspires you to write a poem, send it to us. Somehow, that seems a fitting response. Personally, all I can come up … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Dave Steers
An 87 year old woman, in North Vancouver, hits snooze three times on New Year's Day, before she drags her tiny derriere out of bed, and goes for her morning run. BJ McHugh runs marathons, breaks records, rides bikes, does yoga. And here's the really inspiring part, as told by Gary Mason in the Globe … Continue reading Did you hear about the 87 year old marathon runner?