Distance Walked: 8.18 km Time Spent Walking: 2 hrs Trail Rating: Easy Locations: Moorecroft Regional Park, 1563 Stewart Road, Nanoose Bay Es-hw Sme~nts Community Park, 1650 Oak Leaf Drive, Nanoose Bay Today we did a shorter walk through Moorecroft Regional Park and nearby Es-hw Sme~nts Community Park grounds. The main Moorecoft trail loop is under 3… Continue reading Day 13: Moorecroft Regional Park and Es-hw Sme~nts Community Park, Nanoose Bay
No more excuses, just warm wishes from Winnipeg, Manitoba (where it is currently -14C/+7F). Not bad by Manitoba standards! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7ewuZS49aE Take it away Randy and Neil!
You’d think that I would have gotten the hint at Paint Night (or long before that, actually). I seriously cannot paint! But when two friends mentioned that they planned to take part in a mosaic painting activity that was taking place in our town, I immediately signed up! In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday (July… Continue reading Canada 150 Mosaic: My (Brief) Stint as a Painter
A few weeks ago, I read a post criticizing Canada for not adequately providing for its retirees, and depicting Canadians as not willing to speak out for themselves. As these comments were not made by a Canadian, and only referenced a single news report, I could intellectually dismiss them as not being the whole story.… Continue reading Why I’m Proud to be a (Retired) Canadian
We have now completed our 4,900++ kilometer road trip from Parksville, British Columbia to Winnipeg, Manitoba and back. The primary purpose of our trip was to visit my niece and attend the interior design exhibition that was part of her master's program. The time spent with my niece, as well as the exhibition, were both… Continue reading On the Road Again: Traveling Through Canada’s Western Provinces
Since I have recently posted a ‘love letter’ for my husband on this blog, in honour of February 14, this ‘valentine’ (of sorts) deals with the love and appreciation of country. I am no longer confident in my Canadian spellings. Is it analyse or analyze, amoeba or ameba (please don’t ask why I was trying… Continue reading Learning to be Canadian Again