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Mike Andrews: Many lessons were learned from North Shore ‘earthquake’

There was a 7.3 magnitude earthquake on the North Shore a few days ago. It damaged key infrastructure, such as bridges, roads and railways. It caused structural fires, a hazardous materials spill and power outrages that disrupted cellphone coverage and created traffic jams across the region. 710 more words


Video: Grizzly Bear Encounters and Steelhead

This is wild. Anglers encounter steelhead and a grizzly bear in B.C.

From the video maker:

“Grizzly bears and steelhead both live in wild places and sometimes as fishermen venture deep into the wilderness seeking remote fishing experiences they encounter dangerous wildlife and must make important decisions.” 234 more words


In the tumult, find peace

On a cold, wet October afternoon
Howe Sound takes on the tone of slate
The wind blows hard
Straight up the channel
White caps breaking… 45 more words


Quiet moments & tiny portraits, plus a small discussion.

I participated in Canadian Black Friday with the purchase of a single, soft light grey sweater that makes me feel like I can handle any type of weather. 697 more words


Facebook Launch Party: Voices from the Valleys

Let’s celebrate. Tomorrow afternoon…

Jodie Renner,   a sought-after freelance fiction editor and award-winning author of three craft-of-writing guides, has released Voices From the Valleys. 84 more words

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping in on a Saturday
Dimly aware of the presence beside me
Who kept me awake long after bedtime
Who jostled me awake throughout the night… 71 more words


The Mountain Climber

Lieutenant Colonel W. W. Foster, D.S.O., M.L.A
52nd (New Ontario) Battalion

Billy Foster was a very interesting and safe companion, who always wore well no matter what the circumstances or the dangers might be.

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