Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Zombie Zone

Simon just put it perfectly – the place where we both are: The Zombie Zone. I find it challenging to describe a mood like this. Not angry. Not sad. Not anything at all really. It’s this feeling of a grey … Continue reading

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CBC Tower

Third time’s a charm, right? It was this time. After two previous attempts at the CBC Tower (both times weathered out), today was the day. Five of us foolhardy folks attempted it. And let me be clear that the hardest … Continue reading

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Still Cold

Thanks to Kathleen for this rather telling photo: three of us contemplating leaping into the void. Or – “What the hell – this makes going down a lot faster!” Today was pretty much all about staying warm. Depressingly, this cold … Continue reading

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Wolf Peak revisited

Today, as Kathleen would put it, was an exercise in “extreme snowshoeing.” And apparently, that was fine with all of us. We revisited Wolf Peak, this time heading toward the pass and across that gorgeous white bowl. Beautiful doesn’t begin … Continue reading

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Cold

Yup – really cold: the kind of cold you get when the sun is shining and you go outside and the snow crunches underfoot. I’m not sure if this is what has me feeling down today – but I’m definitely not … Continue reading

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White Queen (Again!!!)

Yes – I went up White Queen AGAIN! Is this number 6? I’m not sure. I think I’ve lost track. Here’s what was wonderful about today. In no particular order. There had been quite a bit of recent snow so … Continue reading

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No Compromise

I’ve been engaged in a cool political discussion with some American friends. One is “moderate” – what we in Canada would call centre-right and one is progressive (what we in Canada would call centre left) and there’s me – left … Continue reading

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Ennui

Ennui – such a wonderful word. Sure, in a perfect English translation (from the French) it just means “having the blahs.” But ennui sounds so much better. It conjures up visions of Victorian ladies reclining on their fainting couches, sighing … Continue reading

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