Monthly Archives: November 2012

Three hens a-laying!

Ok, so it’s not quite Christmas yet, and I think it was actually six geese, but still. These are exciting times on McCaskill Street, since three of the five birds in the co-op coop in Janet’s yard started laying November … Continue reading

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Setting the Table for Community Dinners

Following several conversations where the words “community dinners” kept cropping up, Jane, Patti and I got together over a glass of wine and spontaneously agreed to host one. The first Vic West Community Potluck Dinner was held on March 6th, … Continue reading

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Native Bees in Vic West

Native bees are fabulous pollinators. Last  night entomologist Gord Hutchings delivered an enlightening talk about our unsung heroes, the vast variety of native bees, who mostly live a solitary life and contribute substantially to the work of pollination. And by … Continue reading

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