Monthly Archives: September 2019

Stripping down to the basics

The weight has lifted As we settle into our new—albeit temporary—life on Vancouver Island, many encumbrances melt away. We’re renting our home, so we don’t worry when the air conditioner fails and we don’t even take out the rubbish—our comforts … Continue reading

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May I have your permission to land?

When visitors arrive in Nanaimo in their canoes, they ask permission to land. We learned this traipsing through Departure Bay, the waterfront of our new and temporary digs on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. We found a carving that faces … Continue reading

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