Category: The Activist

Beyond Petulance

What could possibly be more absurd than hordes of American people and their legislators spending a lot of anxious time worrying over whether Russian agents injected game changing, Trump promoting “fake news” along with highly...

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Salt marching to a better world

I went out for a walk today, New Year’s day—along the river, through Ruth Masters Greenway, along the powerline, by the river. Broken soft white clouds dotted the balmy blue sky. The warm sun reflected off a crunchy few...

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Growing Pains

“… Gross National Product counts air pollution and cigarette advertising, and ambulances to clear our highways of carnage. It counts special locks for our doors and the jails for the people who break them. It counts the...

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Balm for the heart

I can understand those who see the plot and characters in the—now playing at the Rialto—movie Wonder as being so sentimentally superficial that it makes a good bed time story for children and little else. I could have made that...

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6:00 pm Salt Spring Wild Cider Masterclass
Salt Spring Wild Cider Masterclass
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us in kicking off BC Cider Week in a big way! Gerda will share Salt Spring Wild Cider’s amazing story of their fully organic cidery and techniques they use to honour the history of[...]
Apr
28
Sat
9:00 am Comox Valley Farmers’ Market
Comox Valley Farmers’ Market
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Each Saturday features a delicious recipe from the North Island Chefs Association – and of course all of the wonderful local producers of vegetables, meats, baking, preserves, fish and more! See you at the Native[...]
Apr
29
Sun
2:00 pm Presentation: African Grandmothe...
Presentation: African Grandmothe...
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join the Glacier Grannies at d’Esterre Seniors’ Centre for an illustrated presentation fromElizabeth Sebesta about the African Grandmothers’ Gathering in Tanzania.$10 tickets include beverages and baked goodies.  Also – try a date with a mystery[...]

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