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 […]

Compromise solution for Harbour View Lands

Submitted to the Alberni Valley News this morning: Dear Editor, There is a simple solution to the Harbourview Lands question.  The treed “park” area which has stood the same for most of the past 100 years (if not much longer) and has an active eagle’s nest right now, is only one portion of the area […]

Re-assessing my screen time after turning off notifications and #resistfacebook

Back in November I wrote a blog about discovering the “screen time” monitoring and managing service that Apple provides on its devices. I knew I was in front of a device screen (and this doesn’t count laptop time at work or home) a lot but it was still amazing to see just how much. That […]