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got out of town

Tracking the wilds

Afternoon walk. The weather has warmed up slightly. It’s gone from -20 to -6 or so, so we went for a tracking walk. We took Duke the Wonderdog and of course Ruby…who just ran on ahead scouting for what she could smell. We rounded…

March 16, 2020

At Lac La Hache at a friend’s ranch

Chloe and I are visiting our friends at Lac La Hache. It’s magical here in B. C.’s Cariboo; even if we’ve caught a cold spell of -20 for a couple of days. The horses here at the ranch don’t care one bit. They have…

March 15, 2020

In Wales, helping Catherine with her new house

Robert’s sister Catherine is in the middle of a big project. She has bought this beautiful but derelict cottage in a rainbow valley in Walles and we’ve been visiting her to help her sort the cottage out. The cottage had been unoccupied for several…

January 24, 2020

Crisis

Brief explanation: There is no art and there hasn’t been in quite a while. I can’t make myself “do” art. I end up staring at a piece of paper, tools, lino…whatever, spend four hours trying to “do” art, and end up throwing the thing…

May 9, 2019

A stop at North Arm Farm on the drive home

Stopping by North Arm Farm in Pemberton has been a tradition for near on the whole 25 years of our cabin life. North Arm Farm began as a very small seasonal fruit and veg stand and has morphed into this lovely destination! And can…

October 30, 2017

Closing the cabin for the winter

I got out of town this weekend guys. I jumped in the car and drove the 200km up to my cabin. It’s really too bad that I haven’t had more time for the cabin this year because I love it so much, but I’m…

October 30, 2017

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