Monthly Archives: December 2014

It was 27 years ago but I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting in the tiny eating area in our apartment in Richmond on a Sunday morning, drinking coffee and reading the weekend edition of the Vancouver Sun and there it was in the classified section. Art Knapp’s Penticton was looking for a nursery […]

I admit that I share the predominantly male affliction of being a somewhat last-minute Christmas shopper. Not the December 24 convenience store type, but December is a busy month in the garden centre, and it’s hard to find time to shop when you’re busy ensuring that your customers have just the right Christmas tree to […]

Most of us, I think, have a love-hate relationship with snow. Personally, I think there are few things more beautiful than snow falling, when I’m inside my warm living room. Walking through the streets of my town as snow comes down is pretty special too. I love snow for its ability to mute all sounds […]