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This is how we do it

Oh busy, busy. Catch up long past due.

Hello everybody. Oh my gosh time flies! This weekend is the annual Art in the Garden tour and my art and my garden are on the tour again. And this year, our spring is so cold and wet, that I’m afraid not many flowers…

May 24, 2017

Birthdays and art

It’s been a long standing tradition with me and my children to make gifts for friends’ birthdays. I think it’s a much lovelier thing than buying something mass market at some store, (unless of course the gift you buy is a handmade something special),…

May 12, 2017

The ARC Gloria visits Vancouver

Last night was the first of our Friday night market evenings at the Shipyards and I heard a rumour about a tall ship, so I decided to walk the 9 blocks to the docks and see for myself. Yes, there were three tall masts…

May 6, 2017

Sunday, finally a calm cabin day.

Sunday morning at the cabin and maybe one half of a degree above zero. I could see my cabin cleansing fire of yesterday still smouldering, so I decided to keep cleaning up some of the dead wood over our five acres of land because…

April 18, 2017

Hooray, sun! An afternoon for much needed gardening.

Oh hello sun! I remember you. One of the very few times I saw you lately was St Patrick’s day. Yup, March 17th. That’s the day I start my annual sweet peas and garden peas. Actually, I usually soak the pea seeds a few…

April 11, 2017

Teaching the therapy journal day at the Wellness Centre

These days are my favourite. Loads of work, but so very satisfying. I love teaching the therapy journal at Inspire Health, my wellness centre. I bring in old books, my own journals (plus my own therapy journal which I kept during a 2014 cancer…

April 5, 2017

A painting day…with dragons

Well, that was an unexpected treat! After last night’s gut wrenching return to the city in blizzard conditions, Kerstin decided to stay in town a full day and night and let everyone relax and recover. I got my daughter and our little girls for…

April 3, 2017

Late night ridiculous!

It’s Friday night, and so what are three city girls free for an evening going to do? So we found ourselves without the wee ones as their other grandmother took them for Friday night. Well, as it turns out, we walked down to the…

April 1, 2017