Thanks to Murphy Construction for documenting this process and allowing us to share it here. As friends commented, this work is a gift to future generations. To glimpse back at the earlier form of the doors, see the original sketch, and the work at the half-way point. As Ashley Gélpcal Joseph completed his carvings on the … Continue reading The work is complete: Ashley Gelpcal Joseph’s entry doors for the Ts’zil Learning Centre
When I saw the book on Emma Gillis’ desk, I laughed so hard, I snorted. “Shall I put your name on it?” asked Pemberton’s Library Director, in her fantastic Irish brogue. “Sure.” When I pick it up from the Holds Shelf a few weeks later, I sneak it into the house and hide it under … Continue reading Across the Divide
Three cups of coffee in, I started feeling the heart palpitations, and the jittery feeling lasted all day. Okay then. Coffee in moderation. Then, thanks to Sheila Bikadi, I saw this list of foods that help manage anxiety. Quick scroll down -- there's a theme, here.
Dawn Johnson shared this post earlier last month over at the new local website Traced Elements, where a host of food-loving folk are sharing the ways in which food (growing it, cooking it, foraging for it, sharing it…) grounds and empowers them. Where there's enough cross-over between the topic covered and The Wellness Almanac, we're reposting here. It … Continue reading Resilience and the Mysterious Morel Mushroom
This. via Valerie St Arnaud, of Calling Mountains Productions, who was our guestagrammer for the week of July 9. https://www.instagram.com/p/BlGmRJqFDkN/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac
If you're one of those people, like my beloved, who can't really enjoy nature without having a rake in your hand (how many trail walks have turned into frantic raking exercise?!?!?!), then the Village of Pemberton's latest initiative, to tackle those sons of beaches pooping up our favourite beach, will be right up your alley. … Continue reading Grab a rake, and win a free paddle board session!
It appears, reports our birding correspondent John Tschopp, that 2018 is an exceptional year for reproduction. At least for the birds. (We'll obviously have to wait a few more months to find out if the prime conditions alter the human population, too.) The berry bushes are loaded. The cherry trees are full of fruit and … Continue reading Baby boom, bird-style