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Homework for a monthly challenge
Monday, September 21, 2020      4 comments

Day 18 - Rest for Success: Today, write a blog post reflecting on your current exercise schedule and see if there are changes you can make to optimize your workouts. My current daily exercising schedule involves some gardening, walking, a... Read more
Compost Bins made from Pallets
Thursday, September 03, 2020      3 comments

Making palate compost bins is fairly simple once you have all the materials organized. Plus there are numerous videos on youtube videos on how to build much better ones. Gather palates that are the same size. (Local businesses give them aw... Read more
Creating Mulch for the Native Garden
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      3 comments

The native hedge garden was planted about 6 months ago. A friend's neighbour was putting in a new driveway through a forest and was going to be flattening all the plants. I dug out all of the ferns over a few days and planted them as soon as I g... Read more
Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary Adventure Lab Cache
Sunday, August 23, 2020      5 comments

I am a geocacher - and found my first one while on an RV vacation with my Dad in September of 2008. I bought my first GPS when I arrived home and have been finding and creating caches ever since. As time goes on new types of geocaches become ava... Read more
First grandson, third grandchild, for my cousin, Barb
Friday, August 21, 2020      7 comments

My cousin Barb, is now a proud grand mother to 2 girls and a boy. Her first born daughter has 2 daughters - one is 11 and the other is 3 months old. Her second daughter - one of her twins - gave birth to her first grand son very early this morni... Read more
Quotes I have seen on SP
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      9 comments

Some days are difficult to get through with out slipping up. Reading posts from others and seeing pretty photos with sayings can help. I've gathered... Read more
2020 Summer 5% Challenge
Monday, June 22, 2020      4 comments

I joined the 5% challenge last January. I've gone through the Winter and Spring challenges. These challenges have you tracking your food intake, weight, and fitness each week. Other weekly challenges could include things like how much water wate... Read more
A Wonderful Afternoon with my Grand Daughter
Friday, June 19, 2020      7 comments

It turned out to be the best day for geocaching, biking and swimming. Loaded the bikes on the car and picked my granddaughter up. We drove up the island as far as Mill Bay before stopping to hike in to our first geocache of the day. Little... Read more
Rest for Success & Write a Blog
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      6 comments

Plateau-Busting Challenge Day 17 After those first few pounds come off the scale, it is easy to get excited and push yourself to exercise even harder to keep your momentum going. There is a fine line between challenging yourself and going ove... Read more
BC's Drug Overdose Epidemic
Friday, June 12, 2020      10 comments

BC coroners office reported that during the month of May 170 people have died from drug overdoses. There has been a dramatic increase in the toxicity of the street drugs all around the province. Covid-19 is forcing us to stay apart from others. ... Read more
Hiking through the woods after a heavy rain
Thursday, June 11, 2020      7 comments

I like to walk between 6 and 12k a day. It too a long time to get into this routine, and I want to keep it that way! It had poured all night and the mama bear and her cub were still in the area, so I chose a route that used local rural roads a... Read more
Bird Banding
Saturday, March 28, 2020      12 comments

I was invited to a bird banding station last summer. I was able to see how the migrating birds were caught in nets, banded, and set free. I went one morning to see the daytime birds, and helped a volunteer by holding the cloth bags that the b... Read more
Boneyard Main Hike
Monday, March 09, 2020      6 comments

It's always fun to go caching and that is what Laurie and I did for 5 hours today. Since it was the first day after day light savings, we decided to drive out at 9 am. Got to the trail head about 10 am and returned to the car about 3pm. Good pla... Read more
Daily Blog for the 5% Winter Challenge
Friday, March 06, 2020      6 comments

I'm really glad I joined the 5% challenge. I have lost a couple of pounds, had fun competing with the team against the other teams. Maybe the competition is what got me going, maybe the team mates that chat back and forth, but whatever it is,... Read more
Fawn Lilies
Thursday, March 05, 2020      3 comments

I read a few inspirational articles this morning and decided that today is the day I knuckle down and put my whole heart and soul into loosing some more weight. I joined the 5 km Calendar challenge and followed the walk a minute jog a minute ... Read more

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