Category Archives: Adventures

B’airing witness

We left Vancouver in a haze of smoke; an appropriate reminder for us city folk of the trial facing the rest of the province. Driving north I expected the smoke to get thicker before it got thinner. Just north of … Continue reading

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instructions for cukes that want to be pickles

The first step to pickling cukes is stoke. A full measure is best. Step two is ordering 2.27 kg of cukes from Pitchfork Organic Farm. Ensure they will fit into a jar. Step three: have a recipe e-mailed to you via … Continue reading

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Danger tree

Upon arriving in Kamloops today I lay under a tree for a moment of shade. As I gazed up at the perilous fruit above me I couldn’t help but recognize how cool I was under threat of impalement.

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a new home

Sara and I moved out of the Super 8 for a while. We packed some bags and made for the islands. Early Friday we were on a shuttle with Sam, Rosie, Jeff, Kristina, and Pete. The sea captain, Scott, took … Continue reading

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Alexandra

On the drive home from the Stein Dave and I decided to explore the old Alexandra bridge. It was built in 1926 as part of the Fraser Canyon Highway and was removed from service in 1964 when the Trans Canada … Continue reading

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accomodated

Sunday night, after the weekend crew had started their journey back to Vancouver, Dave, Thomas, and I began a separate journey exploring a part of the Stein none of us had previously explored. We wound our way up a lovely … Continue reading

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making some introductions

This weekend started with what is, for me, always been a great omen: a view of the Thompson / Fraser confluence. It generally means a view of this follows shortly after. This trip up the Stein valley had a delightful … Continue reading

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