Monthly Archives: March 2019

Domestic Day

Credits first: thanks to Chris Cowan for this photo from yesterday – struggling (um – hiking) up Mount Elgood. Good thing I’m still smiling. Today – a rest at-home day before going out tomorrow with Tammy and Cecilia to tackle … Continue reading

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Elgood/Plewman/Lepsoe

It was me and the boyz: 4 of us headed up Elgood – that was just for starters. Clearly I had forgotten how steep Elgood is. It kind of lulls you into a false sense of security at the start … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring is subtle here – at least now, a couple of days before April. Simon and I took the dogs for a walk on the rail trail around Lemon Creek. The snow was gone in the places that got full … Continue reading

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Extreme Snowshoeing

Yup – Ben, Cecilia and I put a new twist on “extreme snowshoeing” today. I blame it all on Ben – because, of course, I blame everything on Ben. Now is not the time to change that. We started off … Continue reading

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Another Walk in the Woods

After the morning fog burned off, it was another perfect day for a walk in the woods, this time on the Lower Butter Loop. Needless to say, the puppies loved it. And it really does feel awfully good to be … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

Today: a deluge. Then after the rain, we took the dogs to Bannock Point for a walk in the woods – snow-free and with the sun shining through the trees. Bird song. Green grass, moss, ferns, Oregon grape and tree … Continue reading

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Evening Peak

Evening Peak didn’t quite go as planned. So what else is new? The point being that we got there – even if, as I said, it wasn’t exactly the way we’d imagined getting there. Ben, Frank, Cecilia and I set … Continue reading

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Spring?!

There we are – our intrepid group from yesterday’s snowshoe trip up Lightning Strike. Today – a domestic day: baking bread, laundry, cleaning, dog-walking, grocery shopping. Whew! But┬ásigns of spring are everywhere: snow melting quickly, gardening beds showing up again, … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike (once Again)

Today we had an excellent group – six of us drove to Kootenay Pass and snowshoed up Lightning Strike, taking the “new” way that Ben and I did a few days ago. We had gorgeous weather and snow that was, … Continue reading

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Cars

Yesterday: the alpine. Today – roads. We travelled twice back and forth to Three Forks, the good news being that this last time, I picked up the car with its new summer tires. Simon says I was crazy lucky because … Continue reading

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