Author: shannon

08 Jan
Face-to-Face, not Facebook

When most people were posting Season’s Greetings on their walls, a friend of mine announced she was getting off Facebook....

12 Dec
Too much smartphone not so smart for kids

Scientists in South Korea say too much time on smartphones isn't making kids smarter. In fact, Internet addictions are changing kids' brain chemistry and it's not good....

01 Dec
My Juice Fast Fail

Could Joe Cross' three-day weekend juice cleanse be my ticket to purge my body of toxins and hit my daily fruit and vegetable target?...

31 Oct
The Medical Touch

When the computer stands between the doctor and the diseased, something very significant, something very soulful, about the patient-physician relationship is sacrificed....

15 Oct
Thai Coconut Squash Soup for the Soul

Fat glasses of rich red wine to quench our thirst; edible bowls teeming with this sweet and spicy soup to warm our stomachs; endless chatter and laughter to fill our hearts. ...

19 Aug
When smoky skies make you blue

For Okanaganites, who consider this place the California of the North, being banned from our beaches, first by floods, now by smoky air, it's been a bitter pill to swallow with our valley vino....