Farm story does parenting

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Having children, it seems to me, is a golden opportunity to experience a constant sense of pride, freedom and downright celebration of accomplishment. That’s right, and allow me to explain while those without… Continue reading

Fault line – a tiny story

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It’s Tuesday. Which means it’s time for a tiny story! You will be able to devour one of these bite-sized tales in between sips of coffee. But be warned, it might linger a… Continue reading

Richard Wagamese died Saturday, age 61

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The best author visit I have ever experienced was Richard Wagamese at Mt Currie’s Xet’olacw Community School in October 2014. I’m so sad to hear of his passing, and for all the stories that… Continue reading

Springing forward now, do you hear, Winter?

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The clock might have sprung forward, but the weather is still stuck in deep winter- jests Gary Martin, as he captures a frosty morning on Pemberton Meadows Road on Saturday.    

The Birds Know

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As the sun filtered through the blustery snowfall the other day, we pressed ourselves to get out of the house for a walk with the dog. “Winter has lasted too long,” we lamented,… Continue reading

Spring forward. Daylight saving begins this Sunday

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Whether spring gets the memo or not, daylight savings time begins on Sunday at 2am. There might be still snow on the ground, but the clocks don’t care. Set yours forward an hour,… Continue reading

Lil’wat fields first crop of culinary arts graduates into workplace

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When they called Larah Peters’ name, the about-to-turn 29 year old stood up, unfolding a piece of paper from the pocket of her neat black chef’s uniform. It was her graduation and she… Continue reading

Janet Ouchterlony’s week in charge of instagram.com/thewellnessalmanac went a little like this

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“Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own”. -Paulo Coelho The Alchemist When Lisa invited me to take over… Continue reading

Get ready Pemberton – Boomerang Bags are about to launch

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Thanks to Fran Dickinson who just wrapped her week-long instagram takeover today, for giving us the low-down on the Boomerang Bags Pemberton initiative, which launches official this Friday at the Pemberton Valley Grocery… Continue reading

The first grads of Lil’wat’s culinary arts program: slideshow

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Just before Christmas, I sat down with Paul Charron to hear about this 14 week culinary arts program he was teaching. His story was pretty inspiring to me – and reaffirmed this theory… Continue reading

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