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Why I am Opposed to LNG in Squamish

Why I am Opposed to LNG in Squamish

  “The more we exploit nature, the more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival.” (Morris Udall) “What is the good of having a nice house without a decent planet to put it on?” (Thoreau) “We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” (Margaret Mead)   Squamish is currently wrestling with the difficult moral, economic and environmental questions...

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Squamish Politics – Round Two

Squamish Politics – Round Two

“It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.” (Albert Einstein)   “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” (Ghandi)  “We do not act rightly because we have virture or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly” (Aristotle)   Here we are facing another municipal election in Squamish and once again there...

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How NOT To Use Social Media – Cliffside Pub Squamish, BC

How NOT To Use Social Media – Cliffside Pub Squamish, BC

“Censorship reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself. It’s the hallmark of an authoritarian regime.” (Potter Stewart) “All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently, the first condition of progress is the removal of...

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When Contractors Exceed Expectations – On-Side Restorations

When Contractors Exceed Expectations – On-Side Restorations

  “The reward of a thing well done is having done it.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) “The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.” (Pearl S. Buck) We owners here at Marina Estates have had to deal with our fair-share of negligent strata councils, incompetent property management, building envelop repairs, huge levies and a great deal of...

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A Contemplative Walk in the Throne Room of Mountain Gods

A Contemplative Walk in the Throne Room of Mountain Gods

“You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.” (Alan Watts) “I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.” (Alan Watts)     I live in Squamish BC, truly one of this planet’s wilderness and mountain paradises. I even get to live in the shadow of the Spirit Rock I climbed for 12 or more years,...

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