Not in the seven years I’ve lived on Galiano, have we had this much snow in one go! Certainly not where I am, which is virtually sea level right in Sturdies Bay. But last night there was 6-8 inches by 7:30pm, so I dug my snow shoes out of storage, and went out.


Yesterday, on my way for another day of medical appointments and and caught the beautiful soft pastels of a cold winters morn. Moments like these, standing on deck with the salty, wind whipping my face; just plain awed by the extraordinary beauty that surrounds us, and I am brimming with gratitude.

Second Chances

I got a dog. Her name is Willow. I got her for companionship and maybe if amenable, train her to fetch things I've dropped, or my phone if needed when I'm having an episode; having been told she was a great retriever and very smart and easy the train. Willow is an older Cocker Spaniel, … Continue reading Second Chances

Bathroom Reno

More pics - love my new tub and Separett composting toilet. The tub is 36 x 24 x 24 inches, smaller from the previous tub which was 36 x 36 x 24 inches. Weirdly, it doesn't feel much different and I actually feel more comfortable in the smaller one, and now finally able to have … Continue reading Bathroom Reno