Category Archives: Spotlight Column (Kamloops Daily News)

A Sad Day

I am tucked away in a coffee shop on Lansdowne Street with a cup full of coffee and a severe lack of inspiration… It is a sad day. An earlier hot bath and a short-lived chocolate binge could not bring up the endorphine levels… some days are too glum for that. Some news are too.… Read More »

Online Game Teaches The Wrong Message

(Originally published as a column under the same title in the Saturday edition of the Kamloops Daily News on December 14, 2013) I had planned to write about last weekend’s outing near Lac Le Jeune where we took the boys skiing. It was freezing cold (minus 21) and the snow gave up clumping up and… Read More »

Why The Freecycling Concept Makes Sense

(Initially published as a column in the Saturday edition of the Kamloops Daily News on November 7, 2013.) The email from Freecycle Kamloops read ‘WANTED: Pure wool sweaters.’ The explanation: someone wanted sweaters to make crafty things out of them. Right. My old ivory-hue lambswool sweater, with almost see-through elbows, fit the description. The next… Read More »