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About the January drive for fresh, new, spring, clean

You know what I do when I need to clean up? I buy flowers! And what’s better than one hyacinth? Two! πŸ˜€ At the moment they are gracing both sides of the kitchen sink, but they might want to move to follow me around…

January 23, 2015

A mid-winter picnic

Take my hand and come with us. Come high up on the mountain, away from the winter ocean fog, above the clouds, into the sun. Come hike the sky line Baden Powell trail for a while. Fall in love with the dogs and mourn…

January 14, 2015

Walking with the Sandhill Cranes

A bit of a distance from my mountains is the delta of the Fraser River. Across this rickety little bridge is a small island full of organic farms and the George C Riefel Migratory Bird Sanctuary. On this drippy winter day I drove out…

January 13, 2015

A little autumn magic

Today, after a bunch of errands and a shaky nerves inducing dentist’s appointment, (always the way for me even though everything always turns out just fine), I promised myself a little calm and a little autumn harvest of leaves. I found my favourite little…

October 22, 2014

Hello from Sunday night

Does this ever happen to you with a shortened week? There was the holiday Monday this week and I keep feeling like it isn’t Sunday today. Or maybe the shortened work week has been so intense, that I felt a little like I was…

October 19, 2014

Photo challenges: Autumn colour and refraction

It’s been rainy here on the West Coast, but there’s still enough light to cause a refraction in the Murano vase holding garden dahlias. πŸ˜€ For the WordPress photo challenge: Refraction and Photo Friday: Autumn Colour…

October 17, 2014

Back to Princeton, (part two-ish)

It takes about thirty seconds after one sits down for a dog to find a lap. Dachshunds, Nash, Eddie and Baxter, are generally lap dogs Coco the Wookie thinks she is too, so tea, coffee and reading always include a dog nose in your…

October 15, 2014

Got even further out of town to Hedley.

Years ago, before a faster, more direct road was built to the interior of BC, my family and I used to travel this way. This was years before Chloe was born, but I remembered the road beside the river and the charming little towns…

October 14, 2014

Got out of town, Princeton, part one

Hi everyone, it’s Monday night and I just drove into my dreary, rainy city of black forests and snow capped mountains, but my spirits are full of gold leaves and small towns, grasslands, rivers and lakes. Chloe and I spent the long Thanksgiving weekend…

October 13, 2014