Tag Archives: Vancouver

Weathered Wood: Contrast

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Weathered Wood I was intrigued by Cee’s latest Fun Foto Challenge. I decided to submit two very different photos exploring opposite ends of the spectrum, as it were. The first is from my “ghost town” trip … Continue reading

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T Minus 19 Days

In less than three weeks I will be in Jordan again. That will provide lots of interesting material for new blog posts. Hopefully I can do that material justice, but in any case, until then I will have to make … Continue reading

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All Good Things Must Come To An End…

As we were packing for Vancouver the weather forecast showed rain for the full week. Compared to the snow in Ottawa, rain sounded pretty decent, so we were only a little disappointed. The light drizzle on our hike to Crystal … Continue reading

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Tech Support

I work with technology in my day job, but it’s also a bit of a hobby. I enjoy helping people with their computer “challenges”, so it isn’t unusual to be asked for tech support. That was the case on our … Continue reading

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Trufflessence

I’ve been posting so much about the lovely nature trails around Vancouver that I may have given the wrong impression. Vancouver is a city – a very wonderful city. It just happens to have equally wonderful nature areas very nearby. … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Our second day in Vancouver we decided to take it easy, and headed into the Fraser valley to visit some of the local wineries and enjoy the spring flowers. The mix of sun and cloud was perfect for driving, walking … Continue reading

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Crystal Falls

Our first day in Vancouver was cool and overcast with light drizzle. It was wonderful. At home it’s cold and snowing. We hiked along a forest trail up to Crystal Falls, enjoying the fresh air and amazing scenery. The moss … Continue reading

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The Art of Balance

On our last visit to Vancouver we went for a walk along the seawall around Stanley Park. It is wonderful to take a leisurely stroll along the water’s edge in the bright sunshine – especially if there is still snow … Continue reading

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Vancouver Winter

I’m tempted to say that a Vancouver winter is an oxymoron,but that isn’t really fair. Someone recently told me that in southern California, winter is that season when it might rain. Winter in Vancouver, on the other hand, is the … Continue reading

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Rainforest

There isn’t a particular story behind this picture, other than the contrast between the greens and blues in this small stream in the rainforest north of Vancouver, and the Ochre hues in the pictures from Jordan.

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