Category Archives: Hiking and Life

Notch Hill

Today – Plan A: The Boston Ridge trail to the top of Mount Becher. Plan B: Mount Prevost. In the end, I went with Plan C: Notch Hill. This made Abby happy because she could come along. It ended up … Continue reading

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Questioning

I badly had to clear my head this morning. So – because hiking is the answer to everything – I took Abby up the Westwood Ridges. We hiked up and down for almost three hours. And yes, Abby was done … Continue reading

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November Walks and Thoughts

I had a busy day broken up by two nice walks, with Abby in the back 40 and later, with Julie and Ocean and Charlie at Cable Bay. And I think I should qualify busy. The idea of being busy … Continue reading

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Melancholy

Melancholy is the word that seems to best describe how I feel. It isn’t bad. It’s just a place that borders sadness. It is both loving and accepting and longing and yearning all at the same time. I think what … Continue reading

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Details

Right – so today, to a large extent, was about getting things ticked off the list. To start – getting the ding in my windshield repaired. Because this was the third ding, ICBC wasn’t about to pay for it – … Continue reading

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Mount Wesley

One of the nicest things about hiking up Mount Wesley today was going with Laura. Laura is one of the people who intimidate me. She’s fast. She’s crazy fit. She can run circles around me. That said, after today’s experience, … Continue reading

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More on Politics and Life

So today I made a very conscious choice – a never-before-undertaken choice. I joined a provincial political party. The BC Ecosocialists¬† – http://www.bcecosocialist.ca/ I didn’t undertake it lightly. I thought I was going to become a card-carrying member of the … Continue reading

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