Monthly Archives: February 2019

Prepping

It all feels a bit surreal. Simon is contacting realtors both here and on the East Coast asking about off-grid properties. I am talking to friends about rentals on Vancouver Island. We’re both being terribly sensible and matter-of-fact. I’m certainly … Continue reading

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Mount Crowe (again)

Today, Karleigh and I snowshoed up Mount Crowe via Mosquito Cabin – my new favourite way to go up. It was cold. It was windy. On the ridge, it blew cold and hard: not as bad as Lepsoe a couple … Continue reading

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Pondering the Future

What better time to think about your life and all its big questions than 4 a.m. when you wake up and can’t get back to sleep? Yup – that’s what I was doing last night (this morning) – or perhaps, … Continue reading

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Back Home

Yes – it’s incredibly good to be back home. I’m not a “homebody” per se and yet I am. While I love to wander and travel and get out and hike, I need the anchor of a place that I … Continue reading

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Avi Course Day 2

The Avi course is done  and I have a certificate to prove it. so there! We were incredibly lucky that it turned out to be a sunny day, which meant that we didn’t freeze to death. It was cold. Without … Continue reading

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Avi Course Day 1

I am utterly exhausted. I’m not sure that I can stay awake long enough to grab a bite to eat. And no, I have not climbed a huge mountain; that is not the cause of my utter weariness. It was … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike

So, Krista picked me up today at 9 and an hour later, our snowshoes were on and we were making our way up to the trailhead for Lightning Strike. It was reasonably cold; it was snowing; but the sun was … Continue reading

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