Monthly Archives: June 2015

Camping

This is where we are heading tomorrow. My work for today (such as it was) is done. Now I need to start organizing and packing – not just for me but also for Abby who is going to stay with … Continue reading

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Heat Wave

It’s a full-on heat wave, which means that my brain has turned to mush. I am amazed that I got through my work today. I can only hope that there was some coherent thought in what I wrote. But I’m … Continue reading

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Abby

If there was one fly in yesterday’s ointment, it was my concern over Abby. When I got up yesterday morning (at the ungodly hour of 4 a.m.) she couldn’t move. Couldn’t stand. Couldn’t manage to get to her breakfast. And … Continue reading

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Bedwell Lake/Cream Lake

Time to make some sort of report on our hike yesterday to Bedwell/Cream Lakes – with the disclaimer that we stopped 10 minutes shy of Cream Lake. At any rate, Lisa and I set out from Nanaimo at 6 a.m. … Continue reading

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Mount Benson in the heat

Well. let me just say, first, that we are in the middle of a heat wave. That should have slowed me down considerably hiking up Mount Benson today. Oddly enough, I felt good and full of energy. It didn’t slow … Continue reading

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Summertime

Summer has set in with a vengeance. There may be some slow hiking going on this weekend. I so understand about siestas in southern countries. And there’s also something rather nice about kicking back and slowing down. Or am I … Continue reading

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Transformation

There’s a wonderful story about Mother Theresa. Many years ago when she was in New York, she was asked to join an anti-war rally. She¬†declined, saying that she would not protest against anything – but please do invite her to … Continue reading

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