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Saddle Mountain

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Too Busy?

Honestly – when I’m not hiking these days, I feel like I am playing catchup – constantly. There’s just so damn much to do! For instance – today: I created a new strawberry bed and planted the young ones I’ve … Continue reading

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Buzeeeee

Holy heck! That was a busy day! And I still have miles and piles of gardening to do (tomorrow!) Simon is building a water system – we dashed off to Nelson for supplies – laundered, cleaned, gardened – and did … Continue reading

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Secret Ridge

Today was an idyllic, gorgeous, lovely hiking day with my Sweetie and Jean. There is an unspoken rule in this area, never to speak the name of this location. There is far to much “advertising” of hikes lately – trailheads … Continue reading

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Blueberries and more

Okay – We have almost 25 pounds of blueberries now. I figure Corky’s patch is good for one more big picking. Yay! It’s the season of abundance. I’ve picked our raspberries and the wild thimbleberries. Dinner is bread (currently baking … Continue reading

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Working Day

Simon and I worked today – a big garden: tons of weeding, mulching, cleaning up. And that’s what I did all day – what we both did all day. I am amazed that Simon does this every day of the … Continue reading

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Plan B (again)

A change in the weather – a change in plans. I drove to Corky’s farm today to pick blueberries – thinking it might be okay to do that in the rain. Well no – not such a good idea. Instead, … Continue reading

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Whitewater Canyon

It was undoubtedly one of the finest days I’ve spent at Whitewater Canyon. Everything conspired to make the day perfect: good people, amazing weather and scenery – well – why even talk about it – the photos should do the … Continue reading

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Friends

I admit that I’m a bit of a recluse (cleverly disguised as a social butterfly) – but I do love my friends. I am blessed a thousand times over with good, lifetime friends – people who are simply amazing. Today … Continue reading

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Catch-up Day

It’s a fact that when the weather is this hot (and dry), then the day after hiking is all about the garden. Well, today it was also about 4 loads of laundry. And now it’s not just about weeding and … Continue reading

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