Weekend Away

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I enjoy a fall weekend away, just to relax, spend time together and to notice the changes of the season. Fall walks are my favourite kinds of walks.  Through the woods, or even along the shore.   Quiet activities are brought out, … Continued

First Days of Summer…

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  We’ve been starting our summer out right with all of our favourite beginning of summer activities.  This is the Point Roberts Marina.  I’ve been getting more time to run.  Here’s my favourite route at Point Roberts. Berry-picking at Emma Lea … Continued

Fort Langley

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Our family enjoyed an excursion to the historical site at Fort Langley.  They had many hands-on activities to teach about the past, such as barrel-making and blacksmith work.The kids loved the gold-panning too, because they actually found some “nuggets” of gold. … Continued

Salmon Festival

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It was so nice to have another day with zero obligations. We had beautiful weather to bike over to the annual Salmon Festival near our house.   Can you spot the cookie under all the toppings and icing?  We learned new … Continued

A Run and a Hike

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 We spent Remembrance Day doing my two favourite things.  A run, and a fall hike on our favourite trail, Admiralty Point.  This time we went all the way to Burns Point.  A tremendous day.

Autumn Days

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It’s that golden season again, the leaves on the ground and bursts of orange and red among the trees. The kids still don’t feel too old for a visit to do apple picking, We are enjoying the still warm days, and surprisingly … Continued

Hot Tubbing

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After buying the hot tub, lifting it in by crane, wiring it up and fixing it, and waiting for the water restrictions to end, We are finally enjoying some autumn hot tubbing.

Kitten Love

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There has been a lot of playfulness, petting and purring around our house the last few months, as we have two new family members, Milton and Marlowe.  I love to watch all three of our kids carrying, cuddling and adoring … Continued

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