Monthly Archives: March 2017

Almost Payne Mountain

Today I had the dubious (!?) pleasure (!?) of snowshoeing with two insane Québécois men. I suppose I should have known better. After all, they don’t call it Payne Mountain for nothing. One point in their favour – they picked … Continue reading

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Writing

There are three rules for writing a best-selling book. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. And so a writer keeps writing. And when the manuscript is done, and passed to one or more people for critique, otherwise knows as … Continue reading

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Decisions

Well, at our summit meeting last night, we made a few decisions – simple ones – like about life and death and the whole damn thing. And it was time. Uncertainty is an energy sapper. We have decided not to … Continue reading

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Glimmerings of Spring

None of these photos are prize winners – far from it. But, if you look closely, you’ll see why I took them. No Snow!!! Yes, there was still snow on the higher part of the trail and yes, there was … Continue reading

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The Big City (of Nakusp)

Today I had the very exciting idea of driving to the big city of Nakusp – population – dunno, really – maybe two thousand? Around here, that’s pretty exciting stuff. So this morning I took care of all my chores, … Continue reading

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More exploring and bushwhacking

I woke up to an email from Sheila suggesting some exploring at Bannock Point – so off I went with puppies in tow for almost three hours of wading through snow, postholing, bushwhacking up ridges and general outdoor shenanigans. I … Continue reading

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Enterprise Creek

Today, Sheila, Ann, Simon and I hiked (walked, trudged) up Enterprise Creek. This is an access road to Kokanee Glacier Park (a wonderful place!), which is, of course, not useable at this time of the year. From the highway, it’s 19 … Continue reading

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