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The Gift Of Now. To Build On

Originally published as a column in NewsKamloops on Friday, January 22, 2016.  There’s always a bit of a dilemma in my head about what to choose for a column topic. This week’s could’ve broached on many subjects: the recent statistic about homeless veterans (about 2,250 of them) as an unacceptable but sad reality, or the… Read More »

About Trades And Why They Matter

Originally published as a column in NewsKamloops on January 8, 2016.  Soon after we arrived in Transylvania my youngest had set up shop in a corner of my sister’s yard to do one of the things he likes the most: forging. It’s not quite what you’d imagine a 9-year-old doing and yet he loves the… Read More »

Things I’ve Learned. Happy New Year!

It is almost New Year’s Eve and winter has somewhat caught up with us bringing frozen sunny mornings to our doorstep. It is eerily humbling to be waiting for winter the way it once was in a place that is never going to be the way it once was… People and places change in the… Read More »