Tag: news

Blocking images.

I had a realization while traveling to Courtenay yesterday (driving being good for unbroken periods of reflection which almost no other activity invites) that since the beginning of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, I have studiously avoided looking at any… Continue Reading “Blocking images.”

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A sense of community, a sense of security

Community gardens offer food security and a focal point where neighbours can connect By Randy Shore, Vancouver Sun April 22, 2010 George Pinch has been hoeing and weeding his plot in the East Boulevard community garden for 25 years, and you could say he… Continue Reading “A sense of community, a sense of security”

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Seals are not dangerous.

Takeaway message from the seal “attack” in West Vancouver Tuesday: don’t feed wild animals (and yes, definitely put your kids in a life jacket around water)! Though some news agencies have not reported on this, prior to being pulled into the water the girl… Continue Reading “Seals are not dangerous.”

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Lately in the news.

I’ve been feeling a bit bereft of blogposts lately. Not because I haven’t been thinking about a lot of things, responding internally to recent events, or processing my life as I always do – but because it’s seemed like too much is going on… Continue Reading “Lately in the news.”

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Reacting to the news.

I want to do a comprehensive update with some ranting about recent world events but I find myself without time this morning before our meetings start here at the bargaining table. In the meantime: I am livid about this. Concerned about the timing of… Continue Reading “Reacting to the news.”

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