Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Best Laid Plans

Have you ever had one of those days when you can’t properly wake up? Yup – that’s been me all day. Ideally, I would have started napping an hour after waking up and had seven 30-minute naps by now. Alas … Continue reading

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To The Top of Butter

I am soooooo glad I went. Yes, there was a moment of hesitation this morning – it rained – but stopped. Would it start again? My hiking buddy for the day was uncertain. I thought some more and said, “To … Continue reading

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Catch-up Day

Every now and then I have to take a completely domestic day just to catch up. So today was laundry, baking bread, cleaning the house and looking after the garden, which today consisted of re-seeding the beans. The seeds seem … Continue reading

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Road Trip (not quite Thelma & Louise)

I got up just after 5 am – yes, it was early. By 7 a.m., Nicky and I were on our way. Destination:REI in Spokane! Purpose: new hiking boots (and maybe a few other things.) It was exciting. First, we … Continue reading

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Slocan Lookout Hike

Today was one of those fun hikes – not strenuous, although I keep thinking that it should have been given how steep the trail was. And maybe it would have been if we’d been travelling fast. But – ha! Try … Continue reading

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Where to Live

I did try to get a better shot of our mummy hummingbird – but all she does is sit there and gorge herself – so for now it’s the best I could do. In other news, the butterflies appreciate our … Continue reading

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Davis Creek with the KMC

Totally awesome day! There – that’s really all I need to say about that. But, being a writer, I feel the necessity to add a few more words. I led the hike today up Davis Creek to the lookout and … Continue reading

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Silver Bump again

Another walk up Silver Bump today – this time with Simon and the dogs – and yes, everyone enjoyed it a ton. Those who enjoyed it the most were the mosquitoes who feasted on our blood. Oh yeah, they got … Continue reading

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Silver Bump

If you don’t count the mosquitoes, it was a really fine morning walk/amble/little hike to the top of Silver Bump. This is quite a sweet little place – a short road walk followed by a short skidder road to the … Continue reading

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Morning Mountain

The more KMC hikes I do, the more I believe that the members are some of the nicest people I have ever met. Take Abby Wilson, our trip leader today. Sheesh! She’s the finest, kindest, most patient, caring and just … Continue reading

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