Not in Kansas anymore

When the power went out I was hunched over my computer, frantically working to meet a deadline, the same position I’d been in since five o’clock that morning. It was now four o’clock in the afternoon and the sun was dipping behind the mountains. With work no longer an option, I ventured into the dying light to take some fresh...
I spend a lot of my time chasing snow. Not in the sense that it’s running away from me, but more like I’m always trying to find it to ski on. In Canada, we have the opportunity to ski pretty easily seven months of the year on winter snow with Sunshine and Blackcomb running ‘til late May. But that leaves...
The spirit of philanthropy hasn’t been lost on the young. Not in the Adams household, anyway. Last year SPIN reported on Ryleigh and Madi Adams, who used their $400 of birthday money, which they requested in lieu of presents, to purchase books for their school. Before that it was sporting equipment, and before that it was raising money for cancer...
Tickets are on sale now for the inaugural Women Only Weekend (WOW) at Sun Peaks, from September 13 to 15, 2013. Unlike other women’s conferences, WOW Sun Peaks is an active retreat for women. It offers Zumba in the heart of the village, a vinyasa yoga series, cycling to a mountain lake for brunch, wine tasting events and a lunch...
A call to arms has been made to all amateur herpetologists — reptile and amphibian enthusiasts — to participate in International Herp Day on Sunday, June 2. In this case the arms will be a pen, notebook, and camera and the mission to hike, within a 50 kilometre radius of a base point, recording all herps that are visible. Participants...