Dear Vi, Last Friday Sam and walked a well-worn trail along the side of the Yukon River in Dawson City.The city was preparing for the annual Dawson City Music Festival. Facing the river, we could hear the echo of a band bouncing back at us from the opposite shore.. It sounded as though the very… Continue reading Languishing Along the River in Dawson City, Yukon
I finished this quilt just in time to give it a good test drive during a short camping trip to Jasper National Park last It’s so much fun having a quilt to photograph when you’re camping! This particular project was a “Shop your Stash” challenge quilt hosted by the Good Time Quilters, one of the… Continue reading Finally, a quilt for the cabin: Garden Party by Blackbird Designs
Mr. C and I went camping in Jasper National Park this week, where we discovered the Snaring River campground. The perfect place to plant my chair and listen to the rushing water, clicking needles and my own thoughts for a few hours. Paradise!
The rumble of thunder woke us up early. I lay in bed and listened to the rolling echo bounce between the hills across the lake, the rain drumming on the roof. We stayed long in our housecoats, had second cups of coffee, ate leftover dessert for breakfast. Later, when the rain stopped, Mr. C loaded… Continue reading Morning
When we left the Yukon to pursue a new life as early retirees 17 months ago, our plan was that we would return for at least one month every year. Except for that first year. Mr. C travelled back and forth quite a bit doing contract work, but I wanted to experience an entire uninterrupted… Continue reading We Arrived!