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My Year of Living Backwards - The Zen of Zip Lock

As I “grow younger,” I feel the need to disengage from stuff. In The Unbearable Heaviness of Being, I described the process of downsizing from a four-bedroom house and workshop, set on 1.8 acres, to a small apartment with just enough space for a garden. 1,300 more words


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HSPP closing paper operations

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper is cutting about 180 employees – more than a third of its workforce – and permanently shutting down its paper production operations, parent company Paper Excellence announced Thursday. 228 more words


Distracted Drivers in BC

Heartfelt submissions and strong opinions permeate the more than 10,000 submissions and comments government received during its month-long consultation on distracted driving.

“British Columbians have clear and passionate views about all forms of distracted driving. 368 more words


Farm to Fork 2015

The popular Farm to Fork event is returning this year with another smashing local food gala dinner at Hodgins Farm on Valley Road. Pic Cred: Hodgins Farm. 95 more words


That Time I Fell Off a Mountain - Quiet Dispatches

Following is a repost fof Quiet Dispatches from July 2014, courtesy of writer Joseph MacLean. Visit his blogsite at joseph.ca/hello for more great stories and writing. 3,284 more words


My Year of Living Backwards - Stepping Out into the Unknown

Picture it: a beautiful summer afternoon and I’m sitting in the garden of Jan and Darryl Hansen, drinking tea and watching the bees among the flowers. 982 more words