Selfie-time. This is the face behind this week’s instagram takeover

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My name is Dave Steers – Lisa Richardson asked me to participate in a project for the wellness almanac which means I'll be posting a picture a day for the next week. She… Continue reading

Crack Me Up: Connie Sobchak finds several signs that her sense of humour is in tact

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There’s a billboard on the right just past the Lightfoot gas station in Lillooet and I enjoy chuckling at their latest message. Recently, the joke cracked me up good: Earlier this summer, we… Continue reading

So the season shifts. Happy Fall Equinox.

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It is the astronomical beginning of the fall. My four year old greeted it with enthusiasm. “It’s fall! Now we can jump in piles of leaves.” He advised that he is happy because… Continue reading

This is our 2000th post. Thank you for being here.

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Here is something I heard recently, Junot Diaz in conversation with Krista Tippet, on On Being. There’s nothing about our impoverished political systems, our imagined communities, that is going to be able to… Continue reading

Stone Soup Celebration at the Farmers’ Market, September 29, for $10

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I’ve been reading this book, Stone Soup, with my 4 year old, and feeling what a profound story it is, how much the world needs those travellers to trick us into being kinder,… Continue reading

Permission to suck is like a Hall Pass to happiness. Here’s one, if you need it.

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Epiphanies come when I’m feeding out slack. Don’t tell my climbing partner. Because when he’s leading his way up a strenuous pitch of rock, he likes to know that I am watching with… Continue reading

Kick up your heels. Barn Dance is on September 23. Tickets now available.

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Once again the Pemberton Lions and the Pemberton Rotary have combined to throw the best dance of the year featuring the Chris Buck Band and Northern Ignition. Tickets are $25. They are available… Continue reading

Never be Ashamed of a Walk in the Woods

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After a summer of relative inactivity, three hill repeats out of the suggested ten on the One Mile Lake circuit had my legs burning. On the fourth, I thought, maybe this is actually… Continue reading

Boomerang Bags Sewing Circle invites you to take part, Wednesday September 27 from 6 to 9 PM upstairs at the Community Center

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Back to school and, six months after the Boomerang Bags initiative launched, it’s time to get back into the bag-making, bag-borrowing, bag-boomeranging rhythm of things. (Yes! It’s time to gather up those bags… Continue reading

BC Rivers Day 2017 roadtrip heads upstream, Sunday September 24. Join the tour.

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Sunday, September 24. Join us for a guided tour in the Upper Lillooet River valley. We will visit Mount Meager landslide, the largest ever recorded in Canada! We may even see the volcanic… Continue reading

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