Fire in the Cariboo

More tales from the Grasslands. Conservation field work – protecting special places – is often long hours and often full of surprises.  Some days more than others…       Fire in the Cariboo Spring 1997: We had made our way up through the Gang Ranch on the long dirt …

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Never Turn Back

“You never fail until you stop trying.”                                 ~ Albert Einstein   I have a Sweat Shirt that I bought in St. Ives, Cornwall in 2012.  I bought it from the Royal National Lifeboat Institute in a little shop within the St. Ives Lifeboat Station.  I bought it because, even …

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Christmas 1972

Christmas 1972 was fairly typical for me.  At the time I was a Constable assigned to the Community Liaison and Traffic Section of the Saanich Municipal Police.  The job of the section involved a combination school liason work and traffic enforcement.  I was working for Sgt. Bill Chisholm and did mostly administrative …

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