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When your mind wanders….

So it been doing this outside again.Snowing off and on ever couple of days. Luckily melting within the same day. None the less, it made spring clean up grind to a halt. So I have been keeping myself busy in … Continue reading

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Gardening in the snow

The last few days have been beautiful! Ive been finding my moments to escape life and revitalize the garden. The plants have been shining under the blue sky.Basking in the warmth of the spring sun.After an initial clean up, came … Continue reading

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Lava Rock

As promised my new Lava rock, from the area around Mount Meager near Pemberton BC. I think I found an excellent spot for this interesting piece. Just waiting on the Husband to help me move it. It is remarkably heavy.

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100 year old Cobblestone…Yes please!

I had an interesting day yesterday. On the way home from the doctor’s I indulged in a short (ha!) stop for pregnancy related chocolate. It was a very important task. Unfortunately after gathering the much sought after Mini Eggs, my … Continue reading

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Something else to capture the eye.

More of those delicious egg-like beauties. Open arms to embrace the sun.We aren’t going to talk about the snow.I’m living in a dream world where it didn’t happen.Ill do my best not to look over at my neighbor’s shade filled … Continue reading

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In that moment.

Mmmmm, its been raining. Not the brilliantly cold rain of winter, but more the subdued chill of early spring. Its the kind of rain that is walk worthy. Coming down in sheets at one moment. Then in the next just … Continue reading

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Spring has arrived!

At least at my house!Yesterday my first crocus bloomed, bringing a little joy to the start of my day.It only got better from that moment.Last night The Port Coquitlam Heritage Society held its first Annual Museum Fundraiser Gala! It was … Continue reading

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The colours of Winter

On a clear day, the colours of my garden are sharp. She is in prime condition to show off her resilient winter body.The curves. More definable without the spring blooms, or the summers perennials. A silent beauty.The shock of the … Continue reading

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So its not just a big pile of snow…

There are plants under there!I was starting to wonder.But regardless of the weather,They are hard at work. Preparing for spring.Waiting for their moment to shine.

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Into the Fog

I was driving by Riverside High school the other day when I had to pull to the side of the road quickly. The fields surrounding the school were deep in fog. It took my breath away.Luckily already donning my boots … Continue reading

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