Category Archives: Hiking and Life

More gardening

I could probably title every post from here on “More gardening.” And I would have done even more if the weather had been a bit more cooperative. Today I filled the rest of the new keyhole bed with nasturtiums and … Continue reading

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Haircut

I need a haircut. But I promise I won’t march to the legislature in Victoria, carrying an AR-15 to protest that I can’t have one. I’ll just tie up a few loose ends in an elastic band and wait until … Continue reading

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Davis Creek Trail

It was a beautiful day for Abby and I to head up the Davis Creek trail and over to the big cedars. Well! Exactly one year ago today, I organized the same hike for the KMC club. We had a … Continue reading

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Gardening

It has been a very full day in the garden. From the time I got up until now – with a break for lunch and a short nap. Simon worked on the flagstones; I planted out more stuff including the … Continue reading

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Birthday Shenanigans

While I waxed eloquent and soppingly sentimental over my love for my birthday man yesterday, the reality of the evening was far less gooey. Well, actually, it was pretty darn gooey if you count the trifle. Alisa and I made … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Corona

Today we celebrate Simon’s birthday. So – time for his favourite things: first, Alisa and I made his favourite trifle recipe, courtesy of his mother sharing what she used to make for him when he was a child. Fingers crossed … Continue reading

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Work

My first day of work for a while. We made a good start. The manuscript has begun with notes, a preface, and a good foray into the first chapter. I worked hard all morning and up to about 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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