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A View That Amuses Us

This is a view that amuses us. An “in” joke. The view is quite lovely but every time we walk past it we jokingly make mocking remarks. You see there is a story. One Easter week, way back before we … Continue reading

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Gardening Late in the Year

A few weeks ago we decided it was time to finally pick the last of what was growing in our raised beds at the house on Pender Island. This year had been our experimental year as we had never grown … Continue reading

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Roesland – Pender Island, BC, Canada

(Please click on the above pictures to view.) Roesland on North Pender Island is a great afternoon outing. At low tide you can walk from the main area of Roesland, across the sand, and onto Roe Islet. Roe Islet provides … Continue reading

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My Secret Garden

The moment I first set foot in our back garden in Pender I was transported back to 4th grade when my teacher read our class the book The Secret Garden. Perhaps most people aren’t so in awe of a garden on a house they … Continue reading

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My Renovation Review – The February 2013 Edition

I am sitting here making mental check lists of what needs to be done on the Pender house. We are headed out in a few days and will have only 2 days (3 if we drive through the night) to … Continue reading

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One Quick Fix

Today’s post may be the least earth shattering post ever to be read. To be honest, I am sitting at my computer popping Quality Streets and hiding from the fall out from the “Ticket To Ride fiasco” (to quote my 14-year-old son). … Continue reading

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“I hope the house is there.”

It is now the end of July. Technically we have taken possession of our house on the island. We haven’t seen it yet, but we’ve taken possession. Our furniture has arrived and is sitting in the house. The last thing … Continue reading

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