High school graduation is right around the corner and that, of course, means prepping for final exams, prom, and commencement ceremonies. It’s a time of year that crawls to an end in that it seems to take forever for the final bell to ring and then—boom—it’s over and a different life begins. The big question… Continue reading Auntie Says…Some Advice if You’re Taking a Gap Year
When I thought about writing a column for Mother’s Day I didn’t want it to be cliche. While it’s lovely to set aside a day to dedicate our attention to those who mother I’m turned off by the commercial aspect of the celebration. The signs and posters go up in March and totally bombard the… Continue reading Auntie Says…Celebrate Mother’s Day with Memories
Author's note: Penticton is a city in the south central interior of British Columbia, Canada. Population is about 35 thousand. The area is known a a popular vacation and retirement area. Gun violence has basically been unheard of...until now... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There’s this place I know…It’s nestled between two lakes, flanked by rolling hills and high-reaching… Continue reading Auntie Says…A Loss of Innocence.