On today's first birthday of Northern Insights, we've had more readers than ever before and also enjoyed a record for weekly readership this past 7 days.
I'm proud to have participated in a strong community of British Columbia bloggers. Many people have inspired me but no more than two women who set the standard for diligence and humanity: BC Mary and Laila Yuile.
Patrick Lane, UVic commencement speech.
There are honourary degree holders. And then there's the poet Patrick Lane and his commencement speech at the University of Victoria, reprinted in the Times ...
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