Monthly Archives: September 2016

Keremeos

Sometimes I wonder when my life will feel like my life again. Today I feel like a character in a movie script – something by Wes Anderson perhaps. In other words, completely absurd and surreal. And yet, I keep reading … Continue reading

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Another Road Trip

I’ve spent the last several hours hiking up and down the stairs (How much elevation gain, I wonder?) with the laundry basket loaded with “stuff.” All the “Stuff” that has to be restored to the motor home. These items include … Continue reading

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Small things

I’ll start with last night. I usually have trouble sleeping after a day of hiking. I’ve always blamed it on energy – on my adrenaline still pumping too strongly for hours after the hike is done. And last night felt … Continue reading

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Strathcona on a rainy day

Today was perfect in any number of ways – especially, perhaps, in the way that it didn’t go as planned. The idea was to set out on a warm sunny day in September from Raven Lodge and hike to Moat … Continue reading

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Flower Ridge

Earlier today, I thought of a clever way to begin this post – trust me, it was literary and smart. Now, however, my phrasing has completely left my head and I’ll just have to start in the usual way I … Continue reading

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Moving ahead still

Today was my day for “getting things done.” It seems I am spending quite a bit of time these days “doing.” Tomorrow, I will spend more time being. Interestingly, the act of hiking up a mountain never feels like a … Continue reading

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Garage Sale part 2

I should probably explain that the photos on my blog don’t always represent the subject matter. But hey, a pretty mushroom is so much nicer than a tarp full of “stuff” right? Exactly! So – once again, I set the … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Part 1

This day is dedicated to preparing for our giant garage sale tomorrow. In other words – this is going to be a very short post. Today I am a human doing rather than a human being. And that’s okay. My … Continue reading

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Hiking on the island again

An all-day hike in sub alpine – it was just what I needed today. And it also did my heart good to be up on Mount Drabble – a route so familiar and dear to me. This has been one … Continue reading

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Moving forward

Shanara knows how to handle change – just find a huge horse ball in the pasture, appropriate it and play with it to the point of near-insanity. In other words, ignore everything except fun. I’ve been noticing my feelings at … Continue reading

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