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The good, the bad, and the ugly…but mostly the good

Ever have one of those Clint Eastwood days? Now this evening, you know, I have to have a little chuckle just thinking back on the day, it’s been a lovely day and all’s well. The bad is: I stripped the mantle in the living…

November 21, 2015
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A full home library of books, and more books

I love books! I know what you’re thinking, who doesn’t, right? Robert and I have this running joke about who has the more books in which home library, but, even though I do 😉 we both love books and keep adding to our collections.…

November 19, 2015
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A candelit power outage evening. Thanks windstorm

Yesterday the windstorm howled up some major gusts which took out power to many Lower Mainland homes. I drove home about 5pm and hit my block in complete darkness. There went supper plans. So I drove right past my house to the neighbourhood organic…

November 18, 2015
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Making the most of our one sunny day in the week

Oh boy, when the sun shines here in November, there’s no messing around. You better get out in it because it may be the last sun you’ll see for weeks. And buckets of rain is exactly what is being threatened for the rest of…

November 9, 2015


Welcome to our haunted house. Well, maybe not so haunted. I must admit that the garden is beautiful right now and I am resisting raking the leaves up because it’s my little piece of autumn glory, But it’s been too impossibly busy today to…

October 31, 2015
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Cleaning the house, room by room

Well guys, it’s that time! The house is a little out of control and it’s time to get tough. You know what the problem is? I love stuff! I love beautiful, antique, unique, vintage, sentimental stuff, and I love looking at and living with…

October 22, 2015
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Hiking the Kettle Valley Railway

Now this is something. If you want to hike somewhere, aren’t you just so lucky to have a turn of the 20th century disused railway bed track right in your back yard? The Kettle Valley Railway (KVR) spans about 455 km through BC over…

October 13, 2015
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Hello from Monday night and a lovely Canadian Thanksgiving weekend

There’s something so very special about Thanksgiving, isn’t there? Whether you celebrate the Canadian holiday now in the middle of this beautiful autumn, or the American holiday, which heralds in the Christmas season, there’s nothing more special than friends, turkey and a lovely long…

October 12, 2015
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This is lovely!

Come with us for a sunny day in the country. 😀 Loving the autumn.…

October 5, 2015