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These Streets Will Make You Feel Brand-New

The song, Empire State of Mind, by Alicia Keys and Jay-Z obviously references New York City. In an interview, Alicia says that the song is not simply just about New York, but about the hope the city represents and the possibilities to follow your dreams no matter who you are or where you come from. 587 more words

Black Ice

Black ice is mesmerizing. Near shore you can see leaves and moorings and lake-bottom scrum through the clear ice, cut with wavy cracks and tiny plunging bubbles of white. 241 more words


Hazitt Creek Park

Hazlitt Creek is in the communities of Highlands, one of thirteen communities in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. With a creek flowing through the ravine and a splendid hilltop wildflower meadow covered with moss, Garry Oak and Arbutus trees, Hazlitt Creek Park is a wonderful small nature park.   335 more words



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Just in time for Christmas!

As you are walking through the snowy forest, find a nice healthy spruce tree and snip off a few branches.  1,212 more words


Photo: Snow-covered road

A photo I took of snow coming down on a residential road in 2016.


The Return!

Long time no see, for some of you at least! Last week my Explore Outdoors program returned to the Village and I took some people out ice fishing on Birch Island lake. 344 more words