Tag Archives: Williams Lake

Boxing Day 2016

I had intended to write a Solstice post, but I have been so busy it has turned into a Boxing Day post.  (Did you know why it is called that?  It was England’s Queen Victoria who started it.  She deemed … Continue reading

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SUN, SUN, SUN (But it’s Minus Thirty-One.)

We first had temperatures of minus thirty-one nearly 10 days ago.  I wanted to go to Williams Lake.  I didn’t want to leave the house for long in those temperatures (it’s 4 hours’ drive each way at this time of year), and my … Continue reading

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Beauty in Gloom

In this persistent gloom, one still finds subtle beauty. The rain on this tree hung like diamonds.  Accasional gleams of light made interesting effects. A hint of sun in the fog, but that was all we had.The pond had been … Continue reading

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Once Upon November Dreary

Apologies to Edgar Allen Poe.  One can expect dreary in November, but, with the exception of three weeks at the end of March and the first half of April, and a few odd days here and there, we have had … Continue reading

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Bella Coola in October

I took my Scottish friends down The Hill to Bella Coola.  Although it was October already, very little fresh snow graced the mountains.  At the top of the Bella Coola Hill, we walked for a while among the burned forest.Most … Continue reading

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