Around BC 3 - A Little Drizzle In The North

Sep 25, 2014Category: Comments: 0
 Unlike the rain we experience at home on a too-regular basis, the rain that had been called for the week we headed north was not what we expected. It usually started shortly before we were planning on stopping, but by the time we got where we were going, ...

Around BC 2 - Rock Scaling & More

Sep 23, 2014Category: Comments: 0
  The BC tour continues. This time a little something from Quesnel, a taste of Chetwynd, and a touch of the proposed Site C dam area in northern BC.  [image]   We were stopped for hiway construction in a number of areas, and sometimes wondered ...

Around BC 1 - Oh My Deer

Sep 23, 2014Category: Comments: 0
 One very long trip around BC brought lots of new sights and great memories. Up to Williams Lake, Quesnel, Prince George, Ft. St. John, Dawson Creek, Jasper and Lake Louise (both in Alberta), Golden, Salmon Arm, and a few other places for good measure, ...

Bunny Wishes, & Floral Dreams

Sep 18, 2014Category: Comments: 0
  At the back end of summer, and it's still putting on a show. Little critters like Dragonflies aren't hovering as much, but there are lots of other special finds to delight in. [image]  Sendall Gardens is always a great place to visit for a peek ...

Is A White Dove / Pigeon Good Luck?

Aug 29, 2014Category: Comments: 0
 I'm not sure if seeing a few new sights bodes good will and fortune, but seeing rare sights certainly feels good. And we were lucky enough to catch several. [image]  Though we saw a white Pigeon or Dove (left), once or twice before at Burnaby Lake, ...

A Little Variety

Aug 26, 2014Category: Comments: 0
 I'm glad summer gives us so much to see. From deliciously coloured plants, to interesting critters, and delicate wing-masters, there's a lot to enjoy. And no matter where you live, you don't have to travel far to experience your own little adventures. ...

A Little Nature

Aug 22, 2014Category: Comments: 0
 People were casting lines all along the banks of the lake at Green Timbers Urban Forest. The whip of nylon singing a steely song as it sliced across the water was a catchy memory. Young and old tested their skills with rod and reel, and between them ...

Summer Means Fun at Shuswap - Part 2

Aug 12, 2014Category: Comments: 0
Sun, fun, and a few splashes. Summer's all of that on the Shuswap.  [image]  With the boat we were on pounding the waves, and the tube we were towing bouncing even harder on the boat's wakes, it was pretty hard to get tight action shots, but I'm ...

Summer Means Fun at Shuswap - part 1

Aug 07, 2014Category: Comments: 0
 A day on the water with friends and family holds special meaning - especially when everyone has fun. The weather couldn't have been better - warm, but not too hot, with the breeze around the boat making sure it didn't feel like the sweltering day it ...

Jeweled Wonders

Aug 05, 2014Category: Comments: 0
 I said I'm not a fan of a lot of bugs, but Dragonflies and their cousins the Damsels are another story. They're delicate and dramatic - like they've been stylized by engineers making the finest Ferraris, jets, or helicopters. And the colours some of ...