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Here's a radical idea, for this time of year, in which reflection, and self-assessment, and goal-setting, seem so baked in that your failure to set a resolution might indicate some kind of deeper existential failure... How about not making a resolution? How about not writing a list? How about just having a quiet cup of … Continue reading How about NOT making a resolution this year?
If you're in the thick of family life, you might be prone to ringing in the New Year on maritime time... which makes Winterfest 2018 your friend... A decade-old festival, that began in the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Pemberton's Winterfest has experienced many iterations, in its mission to celebrate the spirit of winter … Continue reading Winterfest is your family-friendly way of ushering in the New Year. Free! With Fireworks! And Ira!
It may be a sign of maturity that at a certain point in your life, on Christmas Eve, instead of casting your eyes heavenward for a glimpse of Santa, you're scanning the horizon for a glimpse of a Short-eared Owl. John Tschopp shared that he's been waiting for some Short-eared Owls since the end of … Continue reading Sighting: Short-eared Owl and Northern Shrike
I'd just finished reading The Culture Code,a book by Daniel Coyle about the culture of great groups, when I drove through the night, blasting Mofro, up the snowy winding pass to Crystal Mountain in Washington. Pemberton skier Susan Medville, a freeskier and mountain woman originally based in Crested Butte, had invited me to join a … Continue reading Think less like a gladiator, more like a problem solver
The best way to grow our community's food sovereignty and sustainability is to grow our base of farmers. And a key to that is connecting keen growers with arable land. Land-linking workshops have become an amazing tool to do this - a kind of speed-dating to get the right people in the same room, and … Continue reading New Year Land-Linking Workshop looks to connect farmers with farmland
I read a recent post that suggested the ending of the year is a great opportunity to quietly reflect on what some of your personal or professional highlights were. What about your wellness highlights? That might be a nice lens to look through. What did you do for your own personal wellness in … Continue reading Best Nine meme is an invitation to reflect