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A Wet Day On The Island

Yesterday, after reaching our island home, I quickly set about watering our very dry plants. I really should have known better. Within half an hour of finishing, the skies opened up with hours and hours of pouring rain. Not one … Continue reading

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Fried Egg Jellyfish – Peter Cove South

A few weeks ago one of our favorite coves became home to many jellyfish. There were Moon Jellyfish and Lion’s Mane Jellyfish, but the most impressive were the Fried Egg Jellyfish. From the kayak we watched them surface and dive, … Continue reading

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Orca Sighting

On Sunday we were treated to quite the sight as we traveled through the Gulf Islands by ferry. As we sailed near Galiano, three orca whales, two adults and one younger whale, swam off the coast of the island. The … Continue reading

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Baby Apples, Blogging, and Being Busy

Blogging here on Island Home Blog has been pretty patchy recently. It isn’t a shortage of time on the island, as so far we have managed to spend part of each of the first five months of the year out … Continue reading

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Bridges Road, Pender Island

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The Start Of Gardening Season

We’ve been traveling between the Gulf Islands and Alberta enough years now that we have finally started to understand the different times of year and when we need to get things done. For instance, digging into the ground in the … Continue reading

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Old Becomes New

This week we have been working on our yard. A raised bed has been built. One section of potatoes has been planted. The big job however has been the fence. Back in the winter a large section of fence had … Continue reading

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Roesland Views

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Bridges Road, Winter Sunset

Beach at Bridges Road on Pender Island (BC, Canada) . .   Photography by Debra Hunter http://www.debra-hunter.com http://www.islandhomeblog.wordpress.com . . . . Ads belong to WordPress.  

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Winter Paddle

+5C. Calm water. No wind. We couldn’t resist going for a December paddle. No seals today, huge bull kelp, the odd gull overhead, and a heron perched on a float in the distance. Beach glass was found, as was an … Continue reading

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