Posts Categorized: Misc

Warning: Not “Suitable”

Dear Bathing Suit: As the summer of 2017 quickly approaches, the painful truth is that our relationship is over.  Until now, I never realized that the acronym for “bathing suit” is B.S.  Now, as one of those baby boomers past sixty, I get it.  I panic at the thought of swimming in front of others in anything but cut-offs and an old T-Shirt.  You see, I lose on two counts when it comes to swim wear — Reuben has been…

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“From the Seat of My Harley”

Normally, I write about local and regional issues in the Capital Regional District.  But I am departing from my norm and choosing instead to write about our recent motorcycle trip into the Chilcotin, Cariboo and Interior reaches of British Columbia.         Visiting small communities and talking to local residents provided me with new insights into their economic struggles playing out in rural B.C., especially in the Chilcotin. What struck us most was how remote and beautiful are the Chilcotin,…

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