Tag: Surrey

Peace Arch Elementary delivers 30+ backpacks for Options Community Services via Operation Backpack

It was a cold and wet West Coast winter day yesterday, but it wasn’t enough to dampen the smiling faces and warmth displayed by Peace Arch Elementary students as Joe Woodworth and I picked up the latest batch of backpacks for Operation Backpack yesterday!…

Operation Backpack Update #2-“Maybe a kind gesture can reach a wound that sometimes only compassion can help heal.” ~Steve Maraboli

Tis the season….not only for giving and caring,but for all sorts of lovely germs and things! Because a nasty little virus has been making the rounds of the house, this post is overdue! Now that everyone is nearly fully recovered, I’ve got so much…

“Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependent upon popular opinion?” ~ William Lloyd Garrison

This is the ship my grandparents and mother came to Canada on,according to┬áthe immigration documents I’ve found on my mother and grandparents. My maternal grandparents, were a huge part of my life growing up. My poppa, was my everything.Both immigrants who had overcome big…

Newton Spooktacular a testament to the power of community.

I spent the afternoon at a fabulous community event in the heart of Newton today, that brought the first hint of how incredible the future of Newton is going to be. Planned and presented by the Newton BIA, the underground parking of the Newton…