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Vancouver

Friday funday

Well, we did it to ourselves and today we are so tired, but yesterday we had too much fun! My daughters Kerstin, Chloe, and I had a whole day and night to ourselves. I asked them what they would like to do, since our…

February 25, 2017

Blue sky day

This blue sky day, perfect for a nice hike at my favourite park Lighthouse Park. Thru the trees, Down the path, And paradise. There’s nothing like a blue sky day to chase the gloom of winter away.…

February 23, 2017

Hello from Sunday night

I hope you’ve all had a lovely Sunday. It’s been an interesting one round here. Each morning in Feb. I’ve been painting a little something in a sketch book. (I know, white paper instead of 100 yr old ephemera! Well, it’s only once in…

February 19, 2017

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