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Lee: the warm side of a hill, out of the wind, which acts as a pool, collecting life and distributing it into the cold surroundings; a landscape feature identifiable only in landscapes defined by Germanic languages, along with grey, and the peculiar linkage between blue, gold, blonde and white: brightness in the gloom. 11 more words


Holiday Cookie Swap in Bella Vista

I have to admit that I sometimes get my terminology wrong.  It was not, as my husband reminded me, a cookie toss; it was a cookie swap sponsored by the… 237 more words


Fencing the Okanagan Valley

Way up here …
200 metres above the lake in the valley below …

… high up in the sky …

… there was once a river, that left pebbles half a metre in diameter, like this. 21 more words

Nature Photography

Porcupine Comes Down to the Orchards

Handsome guy, but it looks like he’s used up a lot of his quills, eh.

Must be grim up there in coyote country, but, hey, what’s better than a fermented apple on a rainy day?

Nature Photography

Global Warming, Human Made

It ain’t just smokestacks. Here’s a field of stones …

The panels were made to cover with plastic sheeting (now removed), into which were planted tomatoes. 88 more words



There is something about windows that fascinates me, even something magical, but just as beauty, also magic is in the eyes of a looker. Maybe it’s the idea of seeing the outside world, while being closed. 314 more words

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Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2015 at Bistrot La Minette

Chef Peter Woolsey will be back in the Bistrot La Minette kitchen after a year of focusing on La Peg, on Thursday, November 19th to celebrate… 172 more words