Are you prepared for an emergency (that forces you to have your stuff together at 1am?)

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My kid woke up twice in the night with an ear-ache. I realized then how lucky we are these days – this side of infancy  to get such uninterrupted bouts of sleep –… Continue reading

Amie Le Blanc wants to change the way you look at addicts

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I was assigned a project at school. I needed to create a work of art that encompassed my growing fury over the fentanyl crisis occurring in Vancouver. For my transformation project, Equal Light, I… Continue reading

Where do we go from here? Sarinda Hoilett lends some bi-racial insight to the conversation about race and privilege

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This is a guest post from local raw food chef, yogi and mama, Sarinda Hoilett. She shared it on her website and instagram and Facebook on August 24, and gave us permission to… Continue reading

Hold up a mirror. A guest post by Kat Weed on how to deal with white supremacists and the news

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Katherine Weed is a Pemberton resident and Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology student whose social feeds are full of insight. I asked her permission to share this recent post, from 22 August,… Continue reading

Crushing on bakers and chefs: Further confessions of a Farmers’ Market Manager

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This is a guest post by Molli Reynolds, Manager of the Pemberton Farmers Market. It is part of a weekly series designed to get you inspired to check out the Pemberton Farmers Market,… Continue reading

Just a couple of turkey vultures sitting on the fence

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Early in August, the fence in the back of John Tschopp’s field looked different. He got out the binoculars and zeroes in on some Turkey Vultures. Many Turkey Vultures, in fact. Usually, explains Tschopp,… Continue reading

Slow the fork down. And your car, too. Dana Andrew’s photo of the day is a reminder to take it easy out there.

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I’m not sure what is cuter – the May family showcasing their farm-love, or the Slow the Fork Down sign that hooked up to their bikes. Meanwhile, over at our instagram takeover, massage… Continue reading

Excuse me while I take my shirt off in public. I have a human to grow.

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A guest post by Julia Harvey. When Julia posted this on her instagram during World Breastfeeding Week, I was blown away by the gorgeous way she captured the experience of breastfeeding – and… Continue reading

Be happy. Be bright. Be you. Shayla Wallace offers up a dose of straight-up happiness.

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Seriously, the news just keeps getting worse. I shut it down. Peek back. Crawl back under the covers. Hence, the great solace and medicine I find in just sitting absolutely still and staring… Continue reading

Pancake Day

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Pancakeday, Sunday. That’s how it works in our house. We have replaced Saturday with Pancakeday. As soon as our oldest granddaughter could toddle over to our house by… Continue reading

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