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Offshoots of a Slow Food Cycle: introducing Pemberton's Beerfarmers

When I call Bruce Miller, he’s busy cleaning up the farm in anticipation of Sunday’s Slow Food Cycle. Hosting thousands of strangers on a farm requires some serious landscaping. 766 more words

Pemberton

Kindness, good. Self-kindness, better.

Being nice to yourself isn’t as selfish as it sounds.

I’m standing in the kitchen talking to one of my best friends. We’re both crying. And we don’t have much time. 804 more words

Lisa Richardson

The bravest day of the year

In over 2 years of writing this column in the Whistler Question, I haven’t had anything close to the response this story received. Many thanks to Randy Lincks for allowing his powerful intimate images to be used, and to the staff, students, parents, and survivors, who gave permission for this story to be shared. 1,051 more words

Pemberton

Own this space: Secrets about life I learned from my mountain bike

The psychologist was not telling me what I wanted to hear.

We were skyping across time zones, navigating work, kids and continents and I had a pretty clear idea in my head of what I wanted from him. 865 more words

Mountain Culture

Own this space: secrets about life I learned from my mountain bike

The psychologist was not telling me what I wanted to hear.

We were skyping across time zones, navigating work, kids and continents and I had a pretty clear idea in my head of what I wanted from him. 860 more words

Wellness

Your flaws, my fix - how healing yourself can help others

Paul Sherman celebrates two birthdays. The day he was born, 41 years ago. And his rebirthday, the day he was brought back to life, after being dug out of an avalanche at McGillvray Pass by his companions, blue in the face, and unconscious. 744 more words

Mountain Culture

Pull up a naughy chair and take a deep breath

There was the kid, on the cusp of two and three quarters, acting up. “Apparently it’s not the terrible twos,” stage-whispered my husband dramatically, from the wings of the boy’s wild air-slaps and projectile-tosses and whiny-growls. 645 more words

Wellness