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A ski resort holiday weekend part three

Our last day up at Big White and we reluctantly packed the car and checked out of our condo, but we were not leaving the mountain. Not when the day dawned sunny and bright. The best of spring skiing. Since Sunday was the children’s…

March 29, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend part two

Sunday morning promised a bit of fresh snow and we couldn’t wait to get outside, so after breakfast, Kerstie put a pork roast into the oven for a slow cooked pulled pork for supper. And, since we were all excited, after some morning cuddles……

March 29, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend in three parts

Part one: Hello there from us over here with jelly legs and arms. We’ve just returned from a long weekend at the most beautiful resort in my daughter Kerstin’s town. Chloe and I drove the 300 miles to Kelowna, and, after a rest, all…

March 28, 2017

Was that spring? Lol.

I took these few photos on a sunny day. Actually, the one sunny day in the winter/spring deluge that is the West Coast. One sunny day and that’s our lot for now as the weather shows rain all the way thru the next ten…

March 22, 2017

Nadine’s Art Challenge: Rituals and Routines

OK, apart form Earl Grey tea in the morning, (without which I would die!), and my daily phone call with Robbie when we’re in separate countries, I really have very few rituals or routines. I mean, I brush and floss and all that mundane…

March 18, 2017

Wearin’ of the Green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How’s the emerald world out there? In my little corner of the old globe there are hummingbirds. Two tiny hummingbirds on an old Irish jig titled Wearin’ of the Green. These are the two Anna’s hummingbirds who I’ve been feeding…

March 17, 2017

A three mile walk sideways across the ‘hood

So this happened last week. Chloe asked for my car to drive to Whistler for an sunset snowmobiling tour, and I said sure. Then delays and changed dates, end result was I had a farewell supper to attend and no car! No Problem. As…

March 13, 2017

Recovery week! And exciting news!

Hi everyone, Whew, it’s been a roller coaster week for me of fulfilling pushed off appointments and teaching the therapy journal on the back of my wonderful Art Crawl experience, and I took today to catch up on paperwork, clean the upstairs studio, and…

March 10, 2017

Hello from Sunday night and a very tired me.

What a difference a night makes! And truth be told, I think we lucked out with Saturday and some unexpected sunshine, because HOLY SMOKES! I remember waking up and thinking, “It’s awfully quiet for rain!” I surveyed the ‘hood and found that my neighbour’s…

March 5, 2017