Cover Story

July 24, 2020

August is here, and the weather is finally beginning to feel like summer. The Pender Post August cover shot of a busy male rufous hummingbird looks like confirmation that summer had arrived.  Photographer Lynn Price-Wallace can take a deep bow for this photo.  Lynn als...

June 24, 2020

I knew we had a clematis clinging precariously to a trellis on our property, but as soon as I saw Jason Edmondson’s photo of the clematis chosen to be the July cover of the The Pender Post, I began to wonder about the lineage of the impostor in our garden. 

Edmondson li...

March 25, 2020

In March we chose an official Spring cover.  As you may remember, I made some rather derogatory remarks regarding the fact that some parts of our country (the prairies from whence I came) were usually not quite ready to celebrate spring when the official “first Day of...

February 26, 2020

In the northern hemisphere, Spring 2020 officially arrives on March 20.  What could be more spring-like than daffodils for the Pender Post March cover?  My first Pender Island spring was seventeen years ago.  At that time I was immediately taken by the daffodils…Pender...

January 25, 2020

What could be more perfect for our February cover than a leaf or flower cleverly shaped like a heart?  Local photographer, Corinne McAuley was the eagle-eye who took this timely photo and we all agreed that the photo had to be the February issue’s cover shot. 

I kn...

December 24, 2019

The Pileated Woodpecker, harbinger of winter?  Our cover bird is one unique and spectacular bird.  Its only problem is it hasn’t captured the imagination of enough people.  For example, Mr. and Mrs. Robin, harbingers of spring, the Stork family, harbingers of happy fam...

October 25, 2019

Our November cover photo was submitted by Shalene Upshall (née Linds).  Shalene lived on Pender as a child and took this photo a few years ago while visiting Pender.

We often try to kid ourselves that summer will last longer than it has in the past.  Again, this year so...

September 26, 2019

This month’s cover photo isn’t a photo.  Okay, the photo really is a photo but that designation seems far too simple.   The our cover features a photo taken by Kim Pollard of a painting Kim Pollard did from an earlier photo...by Kim Pollard. I know I know, why didn’t I...

June 24, 2019

July’s cover of The Pender Post features Myles Clarke’s photo of an Osprey doing family chores.  Clarke, a Vancouver resident, has been coming to Pender Island for years, first as a part of his job and now just because he loves the island, the pace of life, the artisti...

April 25, 2019

What a cover photo!  Claudia Lorenz, Pender Island photographer, gardener and nature observer has taken a beautiful photo of a Foxglove.  Or is it a spectacular photo of a dragonfly?  Hold on a second. Maybe it is a photo of an ant trying desperately not to look delici...

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