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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)

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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Home

I am home. And by home, I mean that Simon is cooking an omelet for me. I also mean that we have payed a game of drunken Scrabble (which I won of course). I also mean hugs, kisses, talking, loving, … Continue reading

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Vancouver spring

Vancouver is in full spring mode. After weeks of rain, the sun was out and so was the world. Abby and I caught the 12.45 ferry and by 3.30 we were settled in and walking the trails in the endowment … Continue reading

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West Coast Spring

Yes – new green leaves are coming out everywhere. The daffodils are up and the crocuses are blooming. Spring is here on the West Coast. And what am I doing to celebrate? I’m heading to Vancouver tomorrow and then driving … Continue reading

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