As a board
member and chair of Island Pathways, I volunteer many hours
throughout the year to inprove active, multi-modal transportation
on Salt Spring Island and throughout the Salish Sea region.
I'm also chair of our Bicycle Working Group, working to get
a bikeway through Salt Spring Island, to connect with a world-class,
inter-regional network of cycling, walking, hiking trails. I
started and run the two following blogs
Pathways main website
Working Group blog
and occasionally update theSalt Spring Greenwise
website, to showcase all places, things, activities, and
businesses green on island.
the karate way, I teach is non-profit, to help everyone in class
me, too hone skills for avoiding and solving conflicts
while sourcing a sure-fire tap to harmony and joy through body-mind-spirit
and I are protecting and enhancing an orphaned patch of Garry
oak eco-system surrounding our home, a vestige of the rarest
tree eco-system in Canada. He's fenced two acres to keep out
deer and is planting and encouraging all sorts of rare native
plants greenery and wildflowers to thrive here
again. I remove the larger invasives, while dreaming of the
place becoming a Garry oak tour and education centre, when we
and it are ready for this commitment.
current and past.
kin who've past and are out of touch, I offer these family webpages.
I'm the family memory-keeper, in that I have a trove of records
and notes, plus a good recollection (yet!) of family connections
and stories. A larger family history is in the making, using
the marvels of computer and internet resources, a long, slow
process while I'm still in the thick of life, with so much else
Mom & Dad
Our Son Will
Old Cousin Mae