Monthly Archives: April 2018

Saving the Salamanders

Thanks to Shanara, after coming back from our walk today, we found 9 baby salamanders stuck inside the basement window well. We wouldn’t have known anything about them if Shanara had not jumped out of the car and stuck her … Continue reading

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The Garden

I do love gardening – and, oddly enough, I like the really early stages when the beds are freshly turned, full of compost and manure and good loam – even before the seeds are in the ground: so many possibilities. … Continue reading

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Davis Creek

This morning Tammy and I did the Davis Creek lookout. It’s Tammy’s favourite spring hike and I can see why: it’s straight up all the way for a bit more than an hour. I didn’t put my tracker on – … Continue reading

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Gardening and other chores

On days like this I “get it” why people love living here – and why I loved it so much last summer. I have no idea about the temperature – I suspect we are in the high teens or low … Continue reading

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Mount Roberts

Today was Mount Roberts part 2. This time we made it – and what a day it was. Hot! We were peeling off clothing down to our T-shirts 10 minutes after setting out. And not once did we have to … Continue reading

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Brilliant

Brilliant – yes, there are those who would say, “Of course you’re brilliant, Goody! Wonderful that you are acknowledging your incredible genius in a blog post.” Sadly, the title refers to a hike called Brilliant Overlook. So it’s not really … Continue reading

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Warmth and sun

It’s been an unwinding ( winding down) get chores done, do laundry, bake bread, walk the dogs etc. kind of day. It’s also been an – oops – what the hell is going on kind of day? Like – suddenly … Continue reading

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