25 Aug

I am not an athlete

I am not an athlete.I’m what you might call an indoor kid. The most exercise I get is from throwing dice during a particularly raucous board game.And yet I found myself at the Kerby Centre Charity Classic, rental clubs in...

25 Aug

Living well and eating better

On July 5, the menu is a tangy citrus chicken, with herbed potatoes, buttermilk pasta salad and a summer slaw. The folks in the kitchen need to work hard: there are 100 meals of these to make and eventually deliver. Over...

27 Jul

Family: our first and most important connection

I have been watching the news showing Ukrainian families fleeing their homeland. Fear and uncertainty are written on their faces. Where will they go? How will they live? Which country will take them in? Most importantly, will they ever be able to...

13 Jul
Current Events | Featured

Wandering Through Butchart Gardens

As I get older I find myself enjoying flowers more than ever before. I’ve always had a penchant for peonies, but now I even enjoy the first tulips that start popping up in the spring, why is it I’ve never...

28 Apr

My day as a trucker

There has been a lot of news lately about cargo ships being stranded in Vancouver harbour. They call it a “grid-lock” of merchandise.  Strange to see ships sitting motionless, each loaded with hundreds of containers, waiting for their turn to be...