UPDATED February Round Up: What’s happening this month

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I regularly drive past the roundabout in Pemberton and read the big sign with a sigh: oh, look, another cool event that I missed. Doh! So, in an effort to manage my own… Continue reading

This week’s instagrammer, Dawn Hunter, asks the question: is involving your kids in competitive sports worth it?

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It’s easy to talk about “wellness” in high level, superficial terms – eat your veggies, drink water, move your body, practice self-care, have community. And there are some obvious “rules.” But when you… Continue reading

Mental Health – requires people willing to talk about it, and people willing to listen

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Today is Bell Canada Let’s Talk Day – an initiative to encourage people to Get Loud about mental health, in order that they not suffer in silence. Bell Let’s Talk Day is just… Continue reading

Stewardship Pemberton is hiring

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After many years stewarding Stewardship Pemberton, Dawn Johnson is passing the torch. An amazing opportunity is now open for someone who wants to have an impact on their community, be immersed in meaningful… Continue reading

It’s January. What’s in season? What does it mean to eat in season, in the winter? Or simply to be in season?

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It’s strange, to live in such a globalized, sanitized, commodified, convenient-ized world, that a person could conceivably not know what food is actually in season, in any given month. Here’s a post I… Continue reading

In the Face of Disaster

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On Tuesday, January 23, a powerful earthquake struck the coast of Alaska, triggering a tsunami warning down the coastline. Recent Pemberton resident, and our former guest emergency preparedness columnist, Rachael Low, was there.… Continue reading

Richard Wagamese on seeking stillness

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“Life sometimes is hard. There are challenges. There are difficulties. There is pain. As a younger man I sought to avoid them and only ever caused myself more of the same. These days… Continue reading

Midnight, the Pony

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A group of us got to talking ponies the other day. It was unanimous that small horses can be a bit (or a lot) headstrong. My own childhood pony, a Scottish Highland, was… Continue reading

Sign up now for the free Winterfest Adventure Hunt, Feb 3

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The 2nd annual Pemberton Winterfest Adventure Hunt will have teams racing around Pemberton in search of answers on February 3. All you need is a smart phone…registration is free! Cash prize for the… Continue reading

In praise of amateurs

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Coffee shop conversations with my friend Glen led to me asking to share this… the liner notes he wrote, as the director for the Whistler Singers, when they produced and recorded their own… Continue reading

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