Category Archives: Hiking and Life

One Day at a Time

Some days you just have to put one foot in front of the other. Today was not a bad day. It was just a day – one in a long string of days where you just put your head down … Continue reading

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Snowshoe Afternoon

Simon and I are really beginning to appreciate the snowshoe area Sheila so brilliantly discovered earlier this year. Thanks to her curiosity and penchant for exploring, we have a lot of new territory to cover. Today we were out with … Continue reading

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Evening Ridge

Thanks to Alison Etter for these two photos taken with her iPhone. Let me tell you the kind of day it was – a snowshoeing day up my favourite ridge (Evening Ridge) and I didn’t take a single photo! That’s … Continue reading

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Standing with the Wet’suwet’en

Days like this make me so tired I feel like my head is wrapped in cotton – and it was cold on those streets – so cold that I couldn’t get warm until I got into a hot bath when … Continue reading

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Expecting Good Stuff

Simon said today that he’s been having a feeling lately that good things are about to happen. He called the feeling “anticipatory.” I’ve had this feeling in my life. It’s delightful! So I’ll go with it: good things are about … Continue reading

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Plan B – Mount Beatty

As I so often say – it’s good to have a Plan B in your back pocket. I headed off to Whitewater this morning with the intention of going up Evening Ridge.¬†And before I say anything else, let me just … Continue reading

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Disturbing the Peace

A couple of days ago, a friend stated on FB that he’s going to back down (not his words) on posting a lot about politics on a broad, national level. He has lost friends, or been vilified¬†– or both for … Continue reading

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