Monthly Archives: November 2017

Writing

Yup – still snow. And still writing. It snowed last night – a lot! And the snow blower is in for repairs. Two good things about that: the guy doing the repairs gave us priority and Simon is off right … Continue reading

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Mount Alwyn (partly)

After yesterday’s aborted hike/walk, I knew I’d need to get my arse out there today and DO SOMETHING! So I did. Simon dropped me off on Red Mountain Road and, packing my snowshoes on my back, I started walking up … Continue reading

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When you get lemons…

You make lemonade. Today was an exercise in citrus. I intended to take the dogs for a very long walk. I contemplated Evans Creek trail but I really don’t like it very much and the thought of all the slippery … Continue reading

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one of those busy days

Well – it seems that any day I’m not hiking (snowshoeing), I’m really busy. Let’s take today (please!) – up early and starting the sourdough – then laundry, cleaning the bathroom, vacuuming – needing to write a story. So – … Continue reading

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White Queen

Early this morning, Simon, Sheila and I headed up to the Whitewater ski area and snowshoed to the top of White Queen. Cold. Did I say cold? Ah – I meant freeze-your-ass-off icy! Just wanted to be clear about that. I … Continue reading

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Winter Walk

The sun did its best to break through this afternoon on a chilly walk with the dogs on the Galena trail. Didn’t quite make it but nice to see the effort. Now then – about that extra hour’s sleep. It … Continue reading

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Upper Butter

Much better today! Whew! I got out with Ann and Sheila – drove up to the halfway point in Ann’s jeep to the upper Butter trail. Nice – the bottom part is a bit boring. The point of all this … Continue reading

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And so it Begins

Snow. Lots of it. It’s still snowing. And it’s below zero so the roads are icy. Winter. This afternoon I got out and headed up Red Mountain Road. It’s the only place I can walk (hike) here without driving – … Continue reading

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Snow!!!

The three exclamation marks after the word “Snow” in the title of this post do NOT denote excitement! (I just want to be clear on this.) Consternation, perhaps. Maybe trepidation. Or even alarm. I’d even go with concern, bewilderment and … Continue reading

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Technology!!!!

One more happy photo from two days ago. Today, I have had a mostly wonderful day: put the garden to bed, baked hiking cookies and wrote another short story. But then! OMG – THEN I began a major technology thingy. … Continue reading

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