Monthly Archives: November 2017

Mama Sitas

First of all, this is our house with the railings finished. Personally, I think Simon did an amazing job and it makes a huge difference to how the house looks.  I also think it will impress the real estate agent … Continue reading

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Grey

Honestly? I have never lived in a place that is so consistently grey. Day after day I wake up, look out the window and it’s grey – not a light. silvery grey – an oppressive, clouds-hanging-low-in-the-sky grey. I also admit … Continue reading

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Another story

Luckily – this hasn’t happened to me yet. And yes, I do have imaginary friends – tiny people living inside my head. But I won’t get into that. Simon can describe these little people better than I can – he … Continue reading

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A Multitude of Thoughts

I was thinking of two other titles for this post: one was “miscellaneous (because it felt like I was going to write about a ton of bits and pieces) and the other “vanishing thoughts” (because way too often – as … Continue reading

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Lost Mountain

It was just another one of those days best described by the phrase, “Didn’t go as expected.” The alarm got me out of bed at 5.30 a.m. (so far so good) and about an hour later I hit the road … Continue reading

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More writing

Thanks to Al for this terrific photo from yesterday. Loved that day – and glad we went. Today, as Chris (the weatherman!) predicted, was quite awful. NOT conducive to snowshoeing. It has been raining and sleeting with a bit of … Continue reading

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White Queen again

Well now – wasn’t that a beautiful, wonderful, snow-filled day! What took us three hours to do last week (top of White Queen) took almost four hours today. Breaking trail. Deep snow. Worth every step. Even though we were totally … Continue reading

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Still writing

It has been another writing day. Another story done. I’m creeping slowly up to thirty stories. The only thing I miss today – and I miss it badly – is getting out for a walk longer than the five-minute back four. … Continue reading

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Politically incorrect

What a kerfuffle over my Facebook post about Remembrance Day. Interestingly, only two people were seriously outraged (amazingly, most people supported me) – and one of those people is in the military. So I get it. I get that the military has … Continue reading

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What we choose to remember

Today I took a long walk with Abby down the Slocan Rail Trail. This valley was where thousands of Japanese Canadians were interned during the Second World War. They were no threat. They were Canadian citizens – but they had … Continue reading

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