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It rained all day today, in fact we had at least two days’ worth of rain in one day.  There is a gale blowing outside the anchorage so today was confined to the boat and catching up on odd jobs and relaxing.  205 more words

Sailing Adventures


Another grey, wet overcast day in BC.  First excitement of the day was passing through Meyers Narrows between Swindle Island and Princess Royal Island.  It’s a very pretty narrow pass that is really not that difficult.  399 more words

Yacht Truce

Guardians of the Great Bear Rainforest

Much thanks to Marven Robinson and the Gitga’at people for all that they do in helping to raise awareness and preserve the Great Bear Rainforest.



‘O Great Spirit….help me always

to speak the truth quietly,

to listen with an open mind

  when other speak,

and to remember the peace

that may be found in silence. 7 more words

Art Watercolor Gallery

National author visits middle school

Ben Mikaelsen, a national author of 10 published chapter books, including Petey and Touching Spirit Bear, visited DeForest Area Middle School on Monday, March 7. He met with 7th and 8th grade students to share messages from his books that are based on his personal experiences while growing up.   131 more words

DeForest Area Middle School

BC Beer Baron #67 – Steel Toad Kermode West Coast IPA

Taking advantage of the gorgeous weather over the weekend, Mrs. Sip and I did a self-guided crawl through the Brewery Creek region of Vancouver, hitting five different locations. 233 more words

Craft Beer

BC Beer Baron #43 – Mission Springs Spirit Bear Spiced Chocolate Imperial Stout

Each month, as part of this 366-day BC craft beer extravaganza that I will be sharing with you throughout 2016, I will highlight a specific style or theme of beers for a whole week of articles. 224 more words

Craft Beer