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Summerland in Winter

“It’s the fourth driest city in Canada,” he said. “Summerland is at the edge of Canada’s only semi-arid desert.”

“Kelowna looks like it’s right near there,” I said pointing to Google Maps on my phone.  463 more words


Time to change to red wines as we hunker down for winter

Tonight’s the night. Daylight saving time comes to an end. A glorious extra hour of sleep awaits!

Unless you live in Saskatchewan, of course.

For some, the end of daylight time signals it’s time to finish the winter preparations. 898 more words


Fall Colour

This is a familiar spot for me. It’s a place I go back to at least every fall even though I’ve shot it many many times. 22 more words


Home...and a road trip

I’ve been in Canada barely three weeks and in that brief time the Okanagan valley has shaded into autumn. The orchards have gone from glistening green to tones of gold and bronze. 161 more words

2 weeks of Canadian high desert in Kelowna, BC

Okay so it’s been a really long time since I’ve posted anything so I may be a bit Rusty here.

The drive was about 4 hours through some windy and narrow roads. 747 more words

First month in Kelowna

Chris and I have lived in Kelowna for five weeks now.  It feels longer because so much happened in September.  I am constantly analyzing this most recent move and comparing Kelowna to Victoria and Manitoba.   434 more words

31-year-old Alberta man drowns in B.C.'s Okanagan region: RCMP

An investigation is underway after a 31-year-old Alberta man drowned in a lake in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley on Wednesday afternoon, the RCMP said.

Police said emergency crews were called to Wood Lake, in the area of Oyama Road and Trask Road in Lake Country, at 2:29 p.m. 249 more words