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Next Conversation Cafe: The De-Growth Movement

The Banff Ideas Bank is hosting our next café at the Wild Flour on March 4th at 7pm. The topic is “De-Growth – what could it look like in the Bow Valley?” 151 more words


You Are the Reboot!

The last Lazy Sunday Thinking was quite a bit of fun (check it out here and the one before that). I thought I would continue with the general theme of reboots and adaptations, but with a twist. 473 more words



February came and left astonishingly fast; even for, you know, a February. But now …

March is here!

Nature is busy renewing itself, and here at The Book Wars, we are going to talk of a different kind of renewal.  168 more words

This Month's Theme

"The Velveteen Rabbit"

Velveteen Rabbit (George H. Duncan Company, 1922)

This children’s novel was written by Margery Williams and illustrated by William Nicholson. The Velveteen Rabbit was Williams’ first children’s book. 63 more words


Cinderella Ascending

On Thursday, after spending a good part of the day figuring out my taxes and realizing I owed way more than my accountant had led me to believe, I was looking forward to a little escapism via an early screening of Kenneth Branagh’s… 431 more words


The Beauty in the Distance, on Filial Relations


Before my son was born, my mother-in-law stressed, that she hoped to take care of her grandson herself.  In order, to allow her to, we’d moved back to the south, asked for transfers. 557 more words


Snowshoe Hare Hind Feet

It is not hard to see why the individual toe pads in the tracks of a snowshoe hare’s feet are rarely very distinct. There is a 3/4”- thick layer of hair on the bottom of a hare’s 5- to 6-inch-long hind foot. 74 more words