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hiking and gardening

  Yesterday was as close to a perfect 10 as it gets. The sun was out, we hiked in T-shirts and we basked in the sun on top of Maple Mountain. There was good company and the dogs had a … Continue reading

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Mud

  Nice to be clean – I mean, really nice. And, although it was a lovely hike, I think the memory I will take back with me is that of mud – lots of it. We parked at the end … Continue reading

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Spring

  Signs of spring: Longer daylight hours – of course. The shrubs bursting out in green. Today – pussy willows lining the last part of our trail walk. In the morning – birds singing loud enough to make a serious … Continue reading

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Spectacular Day

  I hate to be boring about my titles – but yes, it is another great day. Not the least of the reasons was the weather – I brought my camera into Hemer Park this afternoon and got some great … Continue reading

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Hiking the Zoo

  Hiking the Zoo was, of course, brilliant. A steep uphill climb for about 90 minutes and then a precipitous walk along the ridge until curving down to the main line and around and back up again to finally do … Continue reading

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Maple Mountain

  For the second week in a row, I had a brilliant hike on Maple Mountain. This time J came along and we gabbed nonstop – in other words, it was even better than last week. And we took the … Continue reading

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Maple Mountain again

  Even on a foggy, misty day Maple Mountain is a beautiful hike. We went in on the Osborne Bay side and exited via the blue trail on Chilco Road. From there it’s only a fifteen minute walk on the … Continue reading

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