Large, white flakes bring a stillness and hush to the night.
Morning arrives with black-tinged clouds,
A strange contrast to the blanket of white covering the streets.
If you’re the kind of gardener that just wants to raise a few tasty munchables without a whole lot of work, then why not play to our strengths?
Our pets feel stress too, but shouldn’t have to experience it every time they go to the vet.
There are many types of DNA analysis kits now available for consumer purchase. Some focus on ancestry while others focus more on health and wellness. Many pharmacies, clinics and labs now carry DNA testing kits for medication, nutrition and fitness.
We know where to volunteer—opportunities abound. And why—fun and fulfillment, etc. And even how. But who? Who are the individuals themselves, the pearls in our society who give of themselves—their experience, their talent, their time—to add lustre to someone else’s day?
Congratulations to all of you very talented James Bay Residents that were responsible in making and designing the creations of the recent Wonderful Window Wanderland.
I know you must go.
But before you do
Make one last snow.
I have a valid claim, I believe, to have been, once upon a time, the World’s Champion Sleeper. Not one like Rip Van Winkle who, in the story by Washington Irving, slept under a tree for 20 years and so missed the American Revolution
The darkness was gathering on this winter afternoon. I didn’t intend to be so late, but my errands had taken longer than usual.
Winnipeg was gripped by a general strike from May 15 to June 26, 1919. At least 25,000 men and women joined the strike, and “both sides used any means, including spies and informants, to win the battle.”
The City of Victoria recently announced availability again this year of the My Great Neighbourhood grant program. The idea of the program is to support ideas that “…help create an inviting vibrant place for people to connect.”
(If we know anything about it) lent is associated with giving something up all for the sake of becoming a better person.
One hundred pairs of socks—that’s the number Our Place gives to people every day. Socks are easy to count. Feet are not only easier to heal but also easier to count than are the broken spirits and hearts whose feet wear the socks.
Canadians, women especially, have the world’s highest rates of MS and some think it is increasing. New cases are not increasing but as people with MS are living longer, the proportion of people with MS is, indeed, increasing.
Victoria Beacon Hill MLA, and Finance Minister, Carole James delivered the 2019 BC Budget on February 19. Among the highlights were:
Geologist Thomas Gallagher made a presentation titled The Evolving Science of Climate Change to the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA) on March 13, 2019. Mr. Gallagher, who has recently completed four years on the Board of Oceans Network Canada, described his presentation as controversial.
Caren, her brothers, and her mom happily welcomed their father and husband back into the family fold. Their father had talked vaguely of rudimentary equipment being gathered in order to deal with possible disastrous events such as keeping a big house warm in case of a power outage.