• Camping

    “Boys Camp-out” by N&J

    Whistler, BC (Oct 08/2021) – Originally the plan was for N&J (and Jesse) to join fellow Westfalia friends Chris & Olivier (C&O) for a week traveling in the in BC’s Cariboo. But plans changed after N’s mom who is waiting for a hip operation needed some TLC, this of course was best provided at N&J’s Whistler home. So after much insistence from N… it was decided that J & Jesse would set out on their own first ever (after N replenished Hobbes’ food cache) …all ‘Boys Camp-out’ excursion!!! (Ok, Chris has been declared an ‘honourary boy’ for just this outing only) 😉 Leaving Whistler with an empty seat was difficult…

  • Summer 2021

    “HOT!!! …Waaaaaay too Hot” by N&J

    Whistler, BC (Jun 27/2021) – The ongoing heat wave is intense (+40C), thankfully made easier sitting beside Lake Tuc-el-nuit. Camping with friends & family (Covid precautions observed) at the Lakeside Resort in Oliver, BC, beautifully kept campsite, lots of shady trees, surround by grass & a nice sandy beach. The excitement of seeing family, perculating over the last year and a half, hitting crescendo proportions over the days and weeks leading up to this beach side get together. The intense wind seemingly unaware of the magnificent importance of this family gathering raged on. Spirits not dampened by the intense heat and unrelenting gale force winds was like a sign of…

  • Canada 2019

    “Thank You!” by N&J

    Whistler, BC (Oct 08/19) – The ‘turn around’ is both a physical and an emotional transition. No longer venturing to explore and see what is ahead but to return back to B.C. safely and in one piece. Plans of life in a bigger space with the luxuries of living at home take root, the draw to return is intense (like horses running back towards the barn). click on pic to enlarge – right/left arrow to scroll thru the gallery The road in southern Ontario was arduous, filled with proverbial potholes (and real ones too), raining incessantly, the wind always in Hobbes’ face… is it always blowing in the east??? After…