Sometimes things just click. Take the last couple of days, for example. FROM THE GROUND UP First, my friend Susie introduces me to Micah White. White, one of the founders of the Occupy Wall Street movement, has written a book, called The End of Protest. Susie knew I’d like White’s tome for two reasons: … More Rural Revolution?
The Dalai Lama (and a host of other, slightly less well-known advocates) argues that the reason we’re here, alive and sometimes kicking our way through life, is to figure out how to be happy — a pursuit that’s not as simple as it sounds, as we can all attest. That’s a notion that’s always resonated … More Happiness Runs in a Circular Motion!
Last week the Village of Kaslo hosted a highly informative — and thought-provoking — meeting, moderated by Columbia Basin Trust’s Kelvin Saldern, a meeting that brought together many of our community’s non-profit organizations, as well as the Mayor, members of Council, and the CAO. The gathering’s main focus? The challenges — and opportunities — presented by … More Building a stronger community — non-profit participation in infrastructure planning & development
What if someone came up to you and asked the following simple question: “What’s the one thing about Kaslo and Area D that makes your village and the surrounding region unique?” A bit of a head-scratcher for most of us, right? How on earth can you distill all the amazing assets we have into a single response? … More What’s Kaslo’s “Brand”?