Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sapphire Lakes

Yesterday, Tammy and did a long day – got up at 5 and out the door by 6.15. We had originally intended to hike all the way to Glory Basin at Kokanee Glacier Park – a bit ambitious. We did, … Continue reading

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The Weather

Thanks to Tammy for taking this photo yesterday at Carpenter Pass. Today, we are preparing for Kokanee¬†Glacier all the way to Sapphire Lakes in one day (plus the drive). So, naturally, we’ve been focussing on the weather and, every day, … Continue reading

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Carlyle Loop (Carpenter Pass)

I took 82 photos today! So you know what that mans: This is my NEW FAVOURITE hike! Until, of course, I find my next new favourite hike! Kudos to Tammy for leading us on this brilliant loop trail. I had … Continue reading

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Whitewater Canyon and Mountain Thoughts

Today – Plan B, which was originally Plan A – but then, I suppose, became Plan C. Yes, it’s a long story. In essence, Tammy and I wanted to do Whitewater but then changed to Idaho but when we found … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Happiness

So I was going to write all about my anxiety and what it’s all about and why I have it and I got half a dozen words into it and backspaced. These are things for me to handle quietly and … Continue reading

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Winter Coming

There’s nothing like putting the garden to bed to let you know the seasons are changing – winter is coming. Of course, I also got a solid taste of that in our last two hikes: snow and sleet on Old … Continue reading

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Birthday Hike

I have amazing friends! Tammy willingly hiked with me for 4.5 hours today up to Lyle Lakes and beyond – in ran and sleet and snow – just because it was my birthday! The beauty of the autumn colours, even … Continue reading

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