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Why Not Bake a Cherry Pie?

I ate the most delicious cherries the other day. I only buy cherries if they’re from neighbouring British Columbia, and I make a point of stuffing myself when they’re in season. Eating cherries always makes me think of my Kamloops family. Kamloops, B.C., is where my dad’s oldest sister lived. Every summer, my Auntie Jessie … Read more

Doing Good Is Good for You

I am not a religious person. Frankly, I’m a bit jaded by the terrible things people do to one another in the name of religion. But I do try to be a good person. That’s a lesson I learned from my parents and grandmothers.[1] All were devout churchgoers who never missed a Sunday, and they … Read more