This 10-part series explores the spirit of giving — and gratefully receiving — from many perspectives. At the heart of every exchange is an affirmation that we are in this together, communal citizens rather than lone consumers.
In This Series
I don’t always know how to ask for what I need. But the ‘small care’ in my life is an excellent teacher. Last in our series on sharing.
I met her when I was at an all-time low. She saw my pain and held me close.
Jackie Hoffart is changing the face of local comedy. We can all be grateful for their work.
Ralf Dauns is gone. He leaves an impact that he never understood. Latest in our series on the spirit of sharing.
A well-travelled ermine named Ernie sits on my desk. This is his story. Latest in a seasonal series on the spirit of giving.
To my chagrin, I can’t live without three gifts I gave myself.
The problem is older than me, and this Band-Aid solution needs to be replaced by true food security.
Serving an early Christmas dinner to more than 2,000 guests is just one way the Downtown Eastside hub spreads cheer.
To perform the dance you must surrender. Only then can you feel free. Second in our series on sharing.
How my friends and I made a delicious ritual of communing. First in a seasonal series on giving and receiving.