Everyday Heroes

We were all up in Campbell River last weekend for a swim meet. One of our team dads, Mike, is a tree faller and he was keeping us updated on the fires breaking out all over the province. He knew that sooner or later he’d get called to pitch in. The blue blue sky in Campbell […]

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Polar Madness

In Tanya Lloyd Kyi‘s book When the Worst Happens, a great collection of true stories of survival, I read about “polar madness,” an as yet unproven psychological phenomenon that affects people who work for extended periods of time in the harsh conditions near the North or South poles. The phrase came to mind again today, […]

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The Dollie Campaign

I wanted to share this holiday story of a remarkable little lass in our community. Her name is Caoimhe (pronounced KEE-vah) and she is on a mission. Every Christmas, Caoimhe and her little brother each pick out a toy for the local Salvation Army Toy Drive, something they think a child their age would enjoy. […]

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