Earth Day Reflections

I recently read a book by Richard Wagamese, entitled “For Joshua”. Richard is an Ojibway author who was cut off from his native roots at a young age and who struggled to find his identity and to understand his self-worth. He became a celebrated author but still wrestled with addictions and lost touch with his […]

Transformative Restoration at Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens is a group of floral gardens near Victoria, Canada. These spectacular display gardens welcome over a million visitors each year and were designated a National Historic Site in 2004. Robert Butchart was a pioneer in the cement industry. He was attracted to Vancouver Island by the rich limestone deposits necessary for cement […]