A story about my family and the fun of the Train

On Monday I wrote a thread on Twitter about how much fun we have had as a family riding the Steam Train in Port Alberni. I’ve reproduced that little story here. I hope you enjoy it. Please donate to the WVIIHS! Every dollar helps to continue their incredible work maintaining and presenting these amazing historical […]

To the Editor: A path connecting the whole Valley.

Update: Published online at the AVNews. There are so many people on our streets and sidewalks; walking, cycling, jogging, rolling in motorized wheelchairs, or gliding along on a scooter. It makes me pine for a path that efficiently links the two ‘sides’ of our City. Yet there always has been one from the harbour to […]

Earth Day 2019 – Letting go of the past is hard but exciting!

It’s Earth Day! On this special combination of Earth Day and Easter Monday I find myself reflecting on how it can be hard to let something go. I had a big reminder of that this week. 14 years ago, on the 22nd of June 2005, I had to let something go that was dear to […]