Monthly Archives: February 2017

Energy

Many thanks to Sheila for the photo from yesterday. Although Simon and I did the lake trail at Bannock Point today, I didn’t feel inspired to take photos. In fact, I didn’t feel inspired or even vaguely energetic. Instead, I … Continue reading

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Red Mountain Grind

Sheila named it: the Red Mountain Grind.And I really don’t think the Grouse Grind has anything on this one. I’m just amazed I’ve done it so often. But it’s right in our back yard so, on a day when you … Continue reading

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Heads Above Water

I still have days when I ask myself, “Is this all there is?” It’s nothing new to my life. I think I first started asking myself this when I was a young teen. And it’s not that I’m idle and … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing around Cody

Adventures all around today. While I went snowshoeing up around Sandon and Cody for about five hours, Simon took apart a bathroom wall, flooded the house with water, cleaned it up, did more plumbing, put it all back together again … Continue reading

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Home

Today I am pondering one of my two words for 2017: home. It’s certainly the most poignant and “to the point” word I think I’ve had since beginning the “word of the year” tradition – and it’s a long-standing one. … Continue reading

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Evervated

Today, instead of this glorious view, I looked at roads and buildings – and, although I didn’t do more than 10 metres in elevation on the streets of Nelson, I feel a hundred times more exhausted than yesterday when I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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White Queen

Having taken more than 100 photos today, It wasn’t easy selecting a tiny handful to post – but I did my best. I told Simon, as I was downloading these from my camera that they may well be the most … Continue reading

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Lighter

Another day – and not as dark. The clouds are lifting and the light is coming through. There are times in life when things don’t run smoothly. There are times in relationships when two people clash – often without wanting … Continue reading

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Dark

Sometimes days are so rotten I don’t want to write about them. Today is such a day. So this will be a very short post. Teeth are gritted – I am getting on with it. Taxes are done and filed … Continue reading

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A “Little” Snowshoe

It was intended to be a little walk rather than an actual hike/snowshoe. However, it had snowed during the night – the heavy, wet, gummy kind of snow. Needless to say that made for very heavy going on the trails. … Continue reading

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