A Sleepover and a Surprise

“Do you want to drive by the river and see if we can find the eagles?” “Yes!  Then I can tell Mom and Dad and August that I saw them!  August loves birds too.” I smile.  August is two-years-old.  We have picked up Sloane for an overnight with Grandma and Grumpa. “It’s pretty overcast.  I […]

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A Lake and A Pub

Westwood Lake, situated in the foothills of Mt. Benson, Nanaimo, is an unexpected surprise.  Pulling into the parking lot, I am eager to get out and explore.  The parking lot fronts a beach area and there are trails leading in either direction – over 5 km of walking trails, as well as mountain biking trails […]

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Los Angeles, California

“There’s a place called Balloona Wetlands which is supposed to be good for birding,”  Ric tells me the first morning I’m ready to go again.  “It’s in LA, though.” Innocently, I shrug and say: “Sure”. We are staying in a motel in Ontario, California while our RV is having some work done.  Los Angeles is […]

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