Monthly Archives: August 2016

Property Bought!

We did it! After a couple of hours in court, we are now the owners of 15 acres in the Slocan Valley – specifically, about a K or so south of Silverton. Whew! I don’t have the faintest idea how … Continue reading

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Kootenay Hiking

Heaven to be back in the alpine. If I ever doubted that this was the place that calls to me, today’s hike erased it beyond a doubt. If you hike in the Kootenays, you have to want to be there. … Continue reading

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Real Estate

We did it. We put in an offer on the 15-acre Silverton property. Ask me how I feel and I’ll tell you that I have no idea. Simon is madly excited. I am making the choice out of pragmatic reasons … Continue reading

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Pulpit Rock and beyond

Today was the day I recovered some (of not all) of my equilibrium. The formula was simple: hike up a damned mountain!. And so Simon dropped me off at Cathy and Nancy’s place and we hiked up Pulpit Rock, the … Continue reading

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Decisions

This would be a good place to be right now. And, in a way, I am sad to know that this brief and amazing part of the summer is over. As we hiked the Rockies, it felt like it was never … Continue reading

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Kaslo and other burgs

It’s been another day of driving around the Slocan Valley, the idea being to thoroughly explore the communities of Silverton, New Denver ad Kaslo. We’d originally intended to visit only the first two, but last night, Cathy suggested Kaslo. So, … Continue reading

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Nelson etc.

We’re in Nelson. How we got here is our usual adventure – starting early in the morning, driving through a sun-splashed couple of hours and arriving in the city with the intention to unhook the hybrid from the SIGmobile in order … Continue reading

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