Monthly Archives: June 2021

Heat Dome (June 27, 2021)

Good Sunday Morning!

We are in a climate emergency and it really hits home. Home. As in my husband’s home of longstanding – his farm in Ashcroft, B.C.  Ashcroft is in the range of Canada’s only true desert. It gets hot. The kids live there now, but news of advancing temperatures of incredible heat, even for Ashcroft, of 47 degrees, happening to hit when the irrigation system is down with a broken pump and wobbly electricity, is an emergency at many levels. John has to get there.  With me laid up and never so dependent on someone looking after me.  He keeps saying “This is the pointy edge of global heating. Maybe it is time to sell.”  Climate emergency. Continue reading Heat Dome (June 27, 2021)

So Many Places (June 6, 2021)

Good Sunday Morning!

My head is in so many places all at once.  I know some regular readers will want updates on Fairy Creek, but I am still in the midst of C-12 (Climate Accountability Act) amendments, and then there’s TMX news, and World Environment Day – and we are reeling from the mass grave in Kamloops and the anniversary of the report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit peoples… and the first anniversary of the killing of Chantel Moore (June 4th).  And I have been working on all of the above- all week. Continue reading So Many Places (June 6, 2021)