Monthly Archives: August 2011

CBC.ca | Daybreak South | Three Kelowna women join National Field Hockey Team

CBC.ca | Daybreak South | Three Kelowna women join National Field Hockey Team.   Bullies, flagrant fouls and undercutting your opponent. It might sound like “Mixed-martial arts,” but we are actually talking about Women’s Field Hockey.Three young Kelowna women have … Continue reading

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Wild West Coast -Paddle Happy

My recent sea kayak trip to the BC west coast wilderness just affirmed what I already believe.  We live in a spectacular gem of a place on this earth. The examples, in British Columbia’s Kyuquot Sound, of the Creator’s power, … Continue reading

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Pres.Carter is a forward thinker

Former President Jimmy Carter issued a statement Sunday announcing he is severing all ties with the Southern Baptist Church due to their treatment of women. A devout Southern Baptist for more than sixty years, Carter left the church in 2000 … Continue reading

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Irrevocably a reader…

“At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book—that string of confused, alien ciphers—shivered into meaning. Words spoke to you, gave up their secrets; at that moment, whole universes opened. You became, irrevocably, a reader.” — … Continue reading

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Mt. Baker photos- part 1

Photo Gallery: Part 1 http://www.flickr.com/photos/okflyfisher/sets/72157627289406367/  

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MtBaker Summit 2011

Our 2011 hiking trip to Mount Baker was ambitious but so worth the preparation and hard work. Not only were all the required variables for a major trek accomplished but the alpine Gods were friendly. Led by Pierre, John, Jack, … Continue reading

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