It has now been almost a week since someone's campfire burned out of control and a forest fire began here on the Sunshine Coast. As of the most recent report, the fire is 250 hectares and 40% contained. Sunday morning the wind shifted and we woke to smoke and ashes in the sky all along… Continue reading Drought in a Rainforest
Grey day here, I'm afraid. That means a sweater. And I was too cold to take a picture without it. The Dress: BCBG from an outlet near LA, about seven years ago. Now that I think about it, this was one of my first dress purchases. I wasn't as much of a dress wearer once… Continue reading Day 14 – 30 Day Dress Challenge 2014
A new picture spot this evening. Not so sure about this...The water was warmer than I expected but still pretty cold. It's been a windy day. The Dress: Esprit. Purchased in Victoria a few years ago. I like it because it's different and it feels very spring/summer. It doesn't feel as versatile as some of… Continue reading Day 13 – 30 Day Dress Challenge 2014
Here in British Columbia, we have this new holiday that we get to celebrate every February. It's called Family Day. I can't think of it without being reminded of that Simpsons upside where the card companies make up Love Day. Nonetheless, it's a stat holiday in February, so I'm really not complaining. It's been uncharacteristically… Continue reading Happy Made-Up Long Weekend!
While most of the continent seems to be cursing the polar vortex and staying inside, it's been sunny and (relatively) warm around here, so this weekend Peter and I went in search of snow.We found it.A little off-roading, a little ditch-crossing, and a lot of mud-splattering but found snow.We followed the tracks of some four-pawed… Continue reading Searching for the Polar Vortex
There is a magic that exists in the form of a snowy day. In that first moment after you wake up and you look out the window to see a world transformed. A world fresh and cleansed. Neither Peter nor I actually had a snow day but we enjoyed our snowy day nonetheless. The schools… Continue reading The Light of the World is Here
Life is busy and full and blessed and hard. Here's a taste of it for me this week. Foggy days on the Coast. Many in a row now. Some afternoons the sun comes out and the fog burns away but it's been lingering for a while now. Sunday evening. Peter went fishing in our front… Continue reading Mid-Week Snapshots