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Vancouver

Linens and Vancouver snow

Well, what a turn-up for the books! Our rare and lovely light dusting of snow was scheduled for a change. Driving X-town listening to CBC, the words “Vancouver” and “Snowmageddon” were being brandished about on the radio. OMG everyone take cover! Now the good…

December 10, 2016

Vintage us

Just before Robert’s return to OXON, we ran out to the country to pick up a specialty tool for him. And while we were out there, we kept going. We ended up in the quaint little town of Fort Langley for lunch and a…

December 7, 2016

Vancouver snow and work stops

Sunday was so beautiful here in Van that Robbie and I drove down to the local lumber yard and bought some wood for some new privacy pergolas around the edges of the gardens. Then we got to work digging a few post holes. Well,…

December 6, 2016

Remembered

Today I walked with my neighbours. We came from every direction, young and old, and we remembered. Lest we forget.…

November 11, 2016

A sanity break at Lighthouse Park

There is a lovely park near me at Point Atkinson in West Vancouver. Lighthouse Park. There’s a storybook lighthouse… …and a little home for the lighthouse keeper… …and a little, well tended veggie garden. It’s such a lovely, bucolic spot to visit and take…

November 4, 2016

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone. As I’m writing this post, tons of children are coming to the door. I live two city blocks east of one elementary school and four city blocks west of another, so the neighbourhood’s full of little princesses, ghouls and devils. I…

October 31, 2016

The garden at home

Hello everybody, It’s been hectic round here lately with me trying to settle the house down and get ready to switch countries. For that, I spent several days getting the garden ready for my absence. We’ve been having lovely sunny days and that’s really…

June 30, 2016

Hello from Sunday night..with the Megababy

Here’s a beautiful update on our Megababy Asher. I had a chance to drive out to visit my son Jonathan, Chantal, and our little Ash baby. He’s now three months old. This is Butters, Jon and Chantal’s dog. He’s a puggle (pug beagle). Since…

June 12, 2016

At the Shipyards Friday night market

This Friday, the Shipyards Friday night market wasn’t as busy as usual, and probably because of the rain we had in the day, but by the evening the shore dried up pretty nicely and the sun came out. I love walking down tot he…

June 12, 2016

After a week of rest…loving life!

Hi! Hi. I’m back and out and about and over the Bride of the Mummy stage. Actually, truth be told, it hasn’t been a completely restful staying at home in bed week, and part of that was this nonsense with Morgan and her leg,…

June 3, 2016