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Day 2 patio and garden structure
Friday, March 05, 2021      5 comments

The weather held off while the crew put in most of the pavers and the corner posts ... Read more
Starting point for the garden structure
Thursday, March 04, 2021      3 comments

Today the crew arrived and began to dig the patio area and put the posts in for the covered structure. I suppose I should have taken a photo before the digging started, but I didn't think of it til now... It's lunch time and the boys are... Read more
Cleaning out the half barrel pond
Thursday, March 04, 2021      3 comments

Once a year I take everything out of the little pond and clean out all the muck that has accumulated over the year. Some times I find little frog eggs, but this time I found two hibernating frogs. They hardly moved at all when I scooped them, an... Read more
My progress over the past week
Saturday, January 30, 2021      7 comments

I am very happy with the 5% Winter LTGL challenge for last week and this week. "Follow Your Diet = 10 points for being reasonably close (you decide), or I BLEW IT! 0 points! If you are in maintenance and staying within your range, you get 10 ... Read more
Varied Thrush
Thursday, January 28, 2021      4 comments

It's a Varied Thrush This is a Cooper's hawk... Read more
Big waves at Island View Beach today
Friday, January 01, 2021      9 comments

As you can see, there was no beach to walk on today - h... Read more
New Year's Eve 2020
Thursday, December 31, 2020      5 comments

It's been a crazy year for everyone. Folks did different things this year, some died, some recuperated, married, had babies, and lived their lives despite the Covid 19 pandemic. My hope is that by 2022, the pandemic is over and things can ret... Read more
A Rare White Christmas
Friday, December 25, 2020      10 comments

Just had to turn the lights on and take a White Christmas photo, because it's not very often this happens for Christmas! The snow is actually from a f... Read more
My grown family
Monday, December 21, 2020      8 comments

It's not often that the four of us are in the same place, so when we are a photo has to be taken. We were at my Dad's place just after the haying wa... Read more
Vegetable Garden
Tuesday, December 15, 2020      5 comments

Found this photo of me standing in the "jungle". Bruce (who gave me the sunflower seeds) wanted to see how tall the sunflowers were... I'm 5'2", wearing a pink top, and am pointing towards them in the photo. ... Read more
Donating Bllood
Monday, December 14, 2020      12 comments

One of the things I have been doing regulary (since the early 1990's) is donating blood. When I first started you could donate whole blood every ... Read more
Habitat Restoration and Birds
Friday, December 11, 2020      8 comments

I am the Lead Steward for a small right of way that has a creek running through it. The creek is one of several that are called Goward Springs. We've been working on this bit of land for about 5 years. We've removed Reed canary grass, Himalayan ... Read more
Christmas wreath making
Sunday, December 06, 2020      6 comments

A week ago my grand daughter came over to make a candy cane wreath and to hang a string of lights on the deck. It was the first time I've had her over since school started, and was a very successful couple of hours! Making her wreath ... Read more
BC Forest Discovery Center
Monday, November 30, 2020      5 comments

Way back in the summer my grand daughter and I went geocaching. To be specific, we were looking for Adventure Lab caches. There were a few in Duncan so we made a day trip of it. We stopped for a take out lunch and decided to eat it near the fore... Read more
Todays challenge:
Monday, November 30, 2020      7 comments

Creating a SparkPage is a great way to tell others a little (or a lot) about your interests, goals and more. You can add photos, blogs and also search other pages to find friends! Today's challenge is to create your SparkPage (if you haven't alr... Read more

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