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Nanaimo CarShare Cooperative

From the Carshare website: The Nanaimo CarShare Cooperative is a non-profit community cooperative carsharing organization incorporated in November 2010 to serve the Nanaimo region of... 



Book Review: The Tao of Motherhood

“The Tao of Motherhood” by Vimala McClure, New World Library, ISBN 978-1-60868-013-9 Just in time for Mother’s Day, I received a copy of the 20th Anniversary Edition of The Tao... 



If You’re Not Moving, You’re Dying

I tend to write about whole foods, sourced locally, as an essential element of health. But nutrition alone is not sufficient for vitality. A healthy body requires regular physical exercise.... 



Death in Spring

Ramblings of an Old Flower Child: Death in Spring It seems like a paradox to think of death just as Spring ushers in a bursting forth of new life. Springtime is part of a repeating... 



The Healing Cook’s Queen of Grains

Millet, known as the Queen of Grains, is popular in many parts of the world with 10,000 years of cultivation history. It is a highly nutritious, non-glutinous and versatile grain. Considered... 



Humanity Man – Taking Stock

Nice to see you again, my fellow zombie. I hope all is well with you.   What’s your favourite time of year to sit back and take stock of your life? I know everyone feels the tug... 



Home Sweet Home

I write this article feeling relaxed, peaceful and cuddled into my new home on an acreage in Cobble Hill. It is my dream home, complete with massive windows, out of which I can see... 



It Felt Like The End Of The World

Three decades ago, my life was humming along in a predictable way. The children were growing up with only two left at home. I had given up alcohol. Both my wife and I had good jobs... 



A Mantra for Mondays

Do you find yourself excited for Monday? Do you bound out of bed Monday morning with a smile on your face and joy in your heart, anxious to get to work? If you do, you are one of the... 



Butterbur: Little Known Versatile Herb

An almost forgotten herb, butterbur (Petasites hybridus) was for many centuries associated with treating plagues, fevers, coughs, and gastrointestinal disorders. Over the past few years,... 



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