Monthly Archives: February 2020

Strawberry Pass

Our intention todaywas to have fun. no peaks, no ridges, no big ascents: just a fun snowshoe with the puppies. and we found a pefect place for it. We headed off to Strawberry Pass and shoed up to Eagle’s Nest … Continue reading

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Quiet Day

Today has been “different” – for me. Simon left for work at 7 am and I have been here: car-less in the snow. And I have not minded it at all. My only issue is my recurrent one that I … Continue reading

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Butter viewpoint

What a wonderful day! my body needs to work hard and today it did: slogging uphill, breaking trail – and then the delight of reaching this beautiful viewpoint over the mountains and Slocan Lake. The comapny was wonderful. The sun … Continue reading

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Down Day

  I suppose “down” could be taken several ways. For instance, I just made the bed and fluffed down pillows and down duvet. That’s about all I need to call it a down day. On the other hand it could … Continue reading

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Snowshoe with Abby

Sitting at the kitchen table: late afternoon sun pouring through the windows. The wood stove is warm; Abby is lying contendly on the rug. Peace in the house. Feels like home. Simon will be home from work soon and all … Continue reading

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Snow

Snow day! which meant that Simon couldn’t work. and he wasn’t feeling well. so I spent the morning being useful; baking bread, cleaning, doing laundry. Hey – gotta pay my way, right? but then we had a lovely hike on … Continue reading

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Back in the Slocan

Okay. Where to start? This was my first full day back in the Koots and everything about it was a joy. It started with lolling about in bed for ages after waking up. And Simon made breakfast. And then we … Continue reading

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