Monthly Archives: September 2016

Less Stuff

I always feel good when I get rid of “stuff.” And really, I don’t even have to put that word in quotes – any stuff will do. I suppose I am a minimalist at heart. I can browse through Pinterest … Continue reading

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Maple Mountain

I can’t think of a more perfect way to spend a late September day – especially when the sun is shining in a bluebird sky – than hiking. What made it even more perfect was the company – Penny is … Continue reading

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Doing and Being

The morning walk in the back 40 and the long afternoon hike through Hemer Park were the being portions of my day. The rest was doing – or, as Old Blue Eyes would say, “do Be do Be do.” I’ll … Continue reading

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Back in Cedar

I had a short trip this morning – from Hope to Horseshoe Bay and then the ferry ride home. Nice things happened – taking Abby for a walk in the village, thinking to get a sandwich to take on the … Continue reading

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From Home to Hope

The title of this post sounds delightfully existential. However, I do mean it quite literally. Today I drove from our new home in the Slocan to Hope. This is where I have petered out and checked into a motel for the … Continue reading

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Hiking in Valhalla

Yesterday probably qualifies as one of the most memorable birthdays I have ever celebrated. First, it was a decade day – I turned 70! Second, it was the first birthday I spend with my love. Third, I spent it in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Um – no photos Because I have a million photos that I took today (slight hyperbole) and have not yet even looked at. It’s because it’s my birthday and we hiked in the most outrageous place ever! And came home … Continue reading

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Day One

The hardest part of today (so far) has been waiting for the very, very slow Internet connection. That said, one of the best parts of the day is actually having an Internet connection in this rather remote location. We were convinced … Continue reading

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Home Owners

Today is the day. We have the ownership a papers and the house keys. The property is officially ours. At this moment, Simon is on his way to the property with the RV. This would seem to be a simple … Continue reading

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New Denver

I fear this post is going to be fairly incoherent. My head feels likes it’s wrapped in cotton wool. No – not just my head – everything is wrapped in cotton including my very soul. I am ungrounded. I don’t … Continue reading

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