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Inside the Carver's Tent

Ryan Scoular is in the final stretch of creating a six metre totem pole for Whistler home. I had the chance to peek in on his process this February, and… 853 more words

Lisa Richardson

Pemberton's Grown Up Dilemma

This story appeared in Kicking Horse Coffee’s Full Press Journal, issue 2, in the fall of 2017 at https://www.kickinghorsecoffee.com/en/fullpress/pembertons-grown-up-dilemma

with photos by Jordan Manley

Growing your own food might be the greatest equal-opportunity gig, but it can’t happen without access to a bit of dirt.

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Lisa Richardson

Think like an ancestor - a parting column for the Whistler Question

“Late Capitalism is as good an excuse of any for not getting out of bed, but huddling under the covers worrying about Donald Trump is a very inefficient way of sticking it to the man.”~ …

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Lisa Richardson

Put a Word on it: picking a word for 2018

I love the annual word of the year from the various dictionary-makers – for what it reveals about our Zeitgeist. Feminism, youthquake and complicit are 2017’s, from the Merriam Webster, Oxford, and Dictionary.com. 1,119 more words

Lisa Richardson

What Do You Actually Need to Be Happy: A Packing List (adapted for families)

I first had the chance to share this piece at Arc’teryx’s The Bird blog. Thanks to Sarah Leishman for giving me the green-light when I said I wanted to write “something about adventurers trying to maintain their minimalism after having a kid without writing a mommyblog…” 1,473 more words

Lisa Richardson

How to get your professional headshot done: the non textbook version

Jordan Manley took my portrait.

I was short on a recent bio pic. My face doesn’t sell my work, so having an up-to-date headshot, despite what the enterprising types say, has just not been a priority. 885 more words

Lisa Richardson

Reclaim your Pantry: 7 easy things to start making yourself

Hello convenience shoppers. I am talking to you. (That bag of pre-mixed-and-washed salad you are tossing in your cart? You’ll get no judgment from me.) But please, let me try to convince you, even if you’re an entry-level do-it-yourselfer, that it is possible to reclaim kitchencraft. 727 more words