You Are Human Before Anything Else; It’s What’s Left Behind

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on October 16, 2017 .  Saturday was a cold, wet, and slightly dreary day, though rain was such precious commodity during the summer that I cannot get myself to dislike it, no matter how much I miss the sun. On our way to the… Read More »

Giving Thanks With More Than Words

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on Monday, October 9, 2017.  One of the simplest and profound joys of every day is stepping outside in early morning to hike with my dog. I will call it overwhelming gratefulness because that is the best way to describe how perfect… Read More »

Kamloops Is Still A Good Place To Be

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on October 2, 2017.  There’s this curious phenomenon that happens to many of our family’s out-of-town guests when they come for a visit: they fall in love with Kamloops. Sure, for most of the year, hills are dry, though the wild west… Read More »