Monthly Archives: August 2017

Diane Gane Tonight at the The Back Alley Concert Series

Come down to the Firehall Brewery for some Art from the amazing Diane Gane! Music from Terence Jack and Wine from Hidden Chapel Winery! Gates open at 6! Diane has one of the most creative minds I have met! During … Continue reading

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Work! Lots and Lots of Work!

And just how do the veggies get from the fields to your markets? Hard working people like Kevin, 38 and Odane, 24 below, come to Oliver from Jamaica to work the fields. They stay outside till about two. When it … Continue reading

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On Main Street

Colin from Calgary is wondering around Oliver on a totally different set of wheels. He is cruising the streets of Oliver on a Hoverboard. They go off road too! Love the shoes! Below the red runners Colin controls the speed, … Continue reading

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My Favourite Young Artist

Miss Marina had lots of new drawings to show me. Is there another art show in her near future? Miss Marina and I had peppermint tea and New York style cheese cake at Gecko’s grill . The best place in … Continue reading

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Beans Beans the Magical Fruit . . .

The Farmer’s Market is tonight at the Oliver Parks and Rec! Stop by to see the Queen Beans. Joanna Lynn and Boone, he is the one styling in the “Boone Band”, specialize in growing beans and other things like egg … Continue reading

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Breaky!

Wow! Amazing shot! Photo by Colleen Misner.

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Okanagan Gleaners

Volunteers Who Care to Share!       What happens to the food that is not pretty enough to make it to your markets? Greg Masson, General Manager of the Okanagan Gleaners, says local farmers who want to see people … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

If we don’t eat we can’t think. I’m thinking, farmers have the most important job on the planet!  Nimmi has been growing and selling food in Oliver for over 20 years! She loves it! You can see that by the … Continue reading

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Good Morning Sunday

Welcome to another day in Paradise! Pink skies, just practice for living on Mars. Detail Wild Woman on easel right now! As I enjoy and build this site, someone said he did not like me calling it a Gossip Column. … Continue reading

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A Babble of Bloggers . . .

Oliver Author Jim Bowering has a few words to say about groups of animals, known as Collective Nouns. Birds have long held a special place in the imagination of humans. How many of us have seen birds in flight and … Continue reading

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