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About goodyniosi

Writer, avid(!!!) hiker - living life to the fullest. Love, life, bliss - getting high on getting high (in the alpine that is)

White Queen

The best day! Glorious. Warm. Sunny. And a day hiking with my Sweetie. We don’t get to do it often enough and today was wonderful. There was hiking and gazing in wonder at the beauty around us and laughing and … Continue reading

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Sun!

First, I have to thank Nicky for the photos from our hike up Lightning Strike yesterday. Second: sun! And warmth! Warm enough to work outside in a T-shirt. Third: Argh!!! That one is because technology. I won’t go into details … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike

Lightning Strike isn’t a particularly long hike nor challenging. I don’t think we even broke a sweat. But it’s beautiful – in gorgeous terrain. It wasn’t sunny – only broke out for a short time at about noon. But oh, … Continue reading

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At Home

This little guy/gal has been living in our garden birdhouse for the past several days. For a large part of the day, she isn’t there at all and then out she pops and just hangs around, apparently enjoying the view. … Continue reading

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Enervating

Can there really be anything on earth more enervating than hanging out in a mall for two hours with zero to do? And all the seating is removed because – you know – Covid-19. Had to take my car in … Continue reading

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Hiking and Gardening

It went a bit like this: okay – relaxing morning. Nothing to do – nada. All I have to do all day is garden. “F*&k that! Abby – let’s go on a morning adventure!” And off we went to Evans … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday

Simon’s day off – so we did what we needed to do – a big shop at Evergreen for huge bags of flour and oats and other staples. And, while we were at it, organic apples, veggies and fruit. We … Continue reading

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Domestic Day

I realized something odd today – I think for the first time in my life I’m achieving some kind of equilibrium – something that feels good. I love the hard physical work and the joy and satisfaction I get from … Continue reading

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Mount Jardine

Dana, Cecilia and I headed up Mount Jardine today. Whew! What a day. There were a couple of times, I thought we’d call it and go back. I’ve seen blowdown before but this was massive – a huge mess of … Continue reading

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Still Raining

This is a much cheerier pic than what I could possibly post from today. It’s raining. Still. And again. But that’s okay – I don’t have to water! The only problem is that I’ve been saying that last sentence almost … Continue reading

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