Monthly Archives: January 2018

Plan B (again)

Plan A was Strawberry Pass and the Seven Summits Trail to Elgood. I have learned over the years that you always need a Plan B in your back pocket. We got as far as Nancy Green and turned around. The … Continue reading

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Getting Through

Sometimes it’s just a matter of getting through the days – of finding the small bright spots. For instance, today we have 2.5 minutes more daylight than yesterday. This is good. Today, as we snowshoed up Payne Bluffs, Nicky spotted … Continue reading

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Still Grey

Yup – the titles of too many of these posts have the word “grey” in them. I thought I might beat it all today by going out for another snowshoe but things didn’t quite pan out that way. No matter … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Okay – a bit of a random day – and, of course, we went with Plan B. Plan A – ski at Hills. And then, hallucinating that I was back on the West Coast, I listened to the rain pounding … Continue reading

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House Showing

This morning at sunrise, this happened. And I’m so glad I dashed for my camera because this wonderment (otherwise known as sun) lasted a full ten minutes – and then: poof! Gone! Grey and rain ensued mixed with occasional snow … Continue reading

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Writing Day

Right! Or would that be write? Yes – I wrote one more story today. I had great fun with this one – or, as I mentioned to Simon, I let the little people in my head run away with this … Continue reading

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Mount Crowe and Oh No – Water!

This might have to be a fast post. It was going to be a lovely, long one, extolling the virtues of hot bubble baths after a long and vigorous snowshoe. Alas – that is not to be. Let’s start with … Continue reading

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Guest Blogging

Check it out – my guest blog today on The Armchair Mountaineer; http://armchairmountaineer.com/blog/2018/1/9/just-say-no-a-guest-post-by-goody-niosi  

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Skiing in Sandon

We¬†found sun today! We had to drive to Sandon – but there it was – blue skies and sunshine! And what a difference it makes. Simon drove me to Sheila’s house this morning to go skiing and we talked about … Continue reading

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Plan A

Excitingly and unexpectedly, today we went with Plan A! And it worked! Holy cowabunga! So here’s what an exciting day looks like Chez Lindley/Niosi. First, Simon got out the snowblower and cleared the driveway – this would be necessary in … Continue reading

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