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Got out of town…to my cabin

It’s a bank holiday weekend here and I’ve been dying to get away for a few days, and I wanted to visit my daughter Kerstin, but I also wanted to spend some time at my cabin. I decided to take the very long way…

May 22, 2016
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Opening the cabin for the year

Here’s a turn-up for the books guys! Suddenly I got the weekend totally free and so off to the cabin I went. Two hundred km out of town to mile 120 on the railway. That’s where I was. In the gloriously dry and warm…

April 11, 2016
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Love Letters: Dear Rest

Dear rest, It’s so peaceful here. It’s quiet and uncomplicated and serene. I love it. Rosy and fresh and cool. Like a good book. Like a song. A bowl of really sweet cherries. Yeah, that’s it. Cherries, like cherries. Postcard: Acrylic paint, shadow play,…

April 7, 2016
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Sunday at the cabin and coming home

Oh boy, we didn’t want to leave! Sunday came around way too soon, but still time for one more lazy morning and one more walk around the cabin, then we cleaned up and shut the cabin down and took our time heading back to…

June 15, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night

We’re back from a glorious weekend at the cabin. I’ve just downloaded hundreds of photos…typical, lol…and have had time to only go thru Saturday. So here’s what our Saturday looked like: We arrived quite late Friday evening and stayed up to see the first…

June 14, 2015
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Opening up the cabin 2015

It’s time. It’s time to open the cabin for the year. All winter the cabin sits in a frozen valley 200km from the door of my city house. It’s still chilly up there, but the promise of spring is in the air. I took…

March 28, 2015
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If I had that organic farm I keep threatening everyone with…

…it would look like this: There would be a huge open barn with a chandelier swinging from the ceiling. Lovely, fresh organic produce would be available seasonally. Every inch would be lovely to look at. It would be family welcoming with lots of play…

October 20, 2013
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Blissful Saturday at the cabin

I spent a few tranquil hours at the cabin today. To some, driving 200km to get out of town for a day sounds a bit like hard work, and Robert said it’s like driving from Oxford to Scotland and back, but that’s what life…

October 19, 2013
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A fleeting moment and random five.

This morning my favorite Blue Ridge Gal reminded me that over at Nancy’s Rural Journal it’s time for a random five post and I’ve been thinking about the WordPress weekly photo challenge which is “fleeting”. So I give you three dead Cedar Waxwings and…

June 7, 2013
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Just back from three glorious days at the cabin

One of the glorious things about living in the great North West is…well…the great North West! About 200 km away from the door of my house, past Whistler, thru the Pemberton Valley, past lakes and over rivers is mile 120 on the rail road…

June 5, 2013