Category Archives: Living Simply

The Road Home

  Pavement ends and dust begins, solitude is never convenient. Pot-holed, narrow road, blackberries reclaim what once was their territory, Duck couples bob and paddle in ruts made by exploring 4×4’s, alders reach to conceal telephone poles drunkenly following the … Continue reading

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Gathering Moss

Our 40th Anniversary today and 42 years of living in the backwoods of BC. Something to be said for staying and nothing wrong with gathering moss.  

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Our Wild West Part of Town

This is a mural on the backside of a business in town.  I always get a kick out of it when we go to the building supply next to it. Not sure who painted it but it’s very well done.

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Looking To The Future

Time for looking back has passed, those stories filed away, regrets and mourning packed up tight there’s no more wreaths to lay. Now is the time to look ahead, new pages turned, love and projects shared, and many new lessons … Continue reading

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Going Nowhere

I don’t mind going nowhere as long as it’s an interesting path.                            ~Ronald Mabbi

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Fur Coat Weather

Cold Woolly Worm crossing the road.  Don’t they hibernate this time of year? Added Wisdom from Hisnibs:  The Woolly Bear (Pyrrharctia isabella)produces its own antifreeze so it survives freezing weather.  Some say they can predict the weather depending how wide … Continue reading

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Where Is Peace

The whole world is in a mess. Someone always trying to control, keep track, profit from the masses of humanity traveling, line ups, cancellations, homelessness. Rumours of war, paranoia in government, stars falling, hatred, pressure, stress. Where is Hope Where … Continue reading

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Advent Baskets

Our advent baskets.  Instead of Christmas gifts all opened on Christmas day,  three of our families put together one basket for each family with 25 small gifts in each basket.  One gift a day from December 1 to December 24th.  … Continue reading

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First Egg

First egg from our lovely Araucana chickens.  The Araucana is a breed of domestic chicken from Chile. Its name derives from the Araucanía region of Chile where it is believed to have originated. It lays blue-shelled eggs, one of very … Continue reading

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Happy December

Light the lights, it’s Christmas month.

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