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Where there's charity, there's humanity

June of 1971 was a time of revelations for me. I was in Florence, enrolled in the University of B.C.'s summer school. "When you travel by train," said one of our teachers. "Ride in the lowest-class carriage.

Storm watch at Long Beach Lodge

The gale-force wind howled, the thundering waves pounded against the rocks as the swell surged. It was something to behold.

Become part of 'the lovely machinery for living'

This autumn I took the Canada Line downtown for the first time. Since I usually ride my bicycle to get around, I was unprepared for the experience of public transportation.

Become a more successful investor

These 10 lessons can help make you a far more successful investor: 1. Be open to learning: Science trumps salesmanship, but you don't need a degree. We don't hesitate to trust the disciplines of mathematics, biology, physics and chemistry.

Safe drive program needs help

Operation Red Nose Delta-Richmond kicked off its 2011 campaign last weekend by driving more than 200 people home safely from holiday festivities.

Give gift of giving all year

As I sit basking in the glow of my artificial sunlamp, it dawns on me that there are only three weekends left before Christmas.

It's all in the pronunciation

I had just started the second grade in Germany when we left for Canada. The day after we arrived in Richmond, my parents enrolled me in Sea Island elementary school. I spoke no English. I understood no English.

Dad's drive led to Blanket B.C.

Profound moment sparked charity

10th Annual Vive revving up

Great wines, tasty hors d'oeuvres, fabulous auction items and live entertainment - Does it get any better than that? Richmond Sunset Rotary Club thinks not. The 10th annual Vive Richmond is one of the club's premier fundraiser.

Make every day matter

What would you do today if this was your last day on Earth? I ask myself this question often not quite every day, but almost. It gives me a sober perspective on my values, the agenda of the day and where I find meaning.
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