Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Case of Environmental Conundrums

Initially published as a column in NewsKamloops on Friday March 25, 2016.  Last Friday I was inside the Grand Hall at TRU listening, alongside a large crowd, the preliminary conclusions regarding the Ajax mine. Among chuckles drawn by the word ‘tundra’ used to describe some of the Kamloops landscape, serious concerns were brought forth. Yes,… Read More »

The Search of Meaning Behind Darkness

‘Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.’ Martin Luther I have a round rock on my desk with a word on it: tranquility. It was given to be by the elderly lady who lived across the street from us during our first years in Kamloops. It was after little boy’s most violent… Read More »

Why Address Bad Driving

Initially published as a column in NewsKamloops on Friday March 11, 2016.  It happened on March 2nd and it almost slipped under the radar. A tractor-trailer that was carrying diesel fuel crashed on Highway 16 in Mt. Robson Provincial Park, spilling at least 20,000 litres of its load into the Fraser River and the surrounding… Read More »