nature

spring is sprung…

monday.

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…the grass is ris, I wonder where the birdies is?

a selection of nice springtime photos from home, Montreal, and Vermont.  can you tell which is which?

(woodland anemones)

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wanderin stanley park (vancouver, part trois).

monday.

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continuing my week and a bit in vancouver, one of my main goals for the week was to spend a day wandering all the way around stanley park.  it’s such a beautiful park located right downtown, with a combination of tourist spots, hiking trails through the forest, and the active running and biking trail around the perimeter.  I decided to try to touch on a bit of them all.

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so we start out with one of the touristy spots, the totem poles…

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yakkin in the cove (vancouver, part deux).

saturday.

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one of my favourite things to do out west, aside from mountain-gazing, sushi-eating, and general wandering, is KAYAKING!

so off we go to deep cove, a lovely little town with incredible scenery east of north vancouver.

I met up in vancouver with my friend suzanne for a joint scenic, leisurely kayak trip.

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we climb into our boats waiting at the shoreline, and off we go…

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jasper here we come

saturday.

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for a wee getaway we decided to pack up for the day and head to jasper for dinner.

because you can DO that from edmonton.

grrrr.

I was actually pretty excited, because as you know I L-O-V-E the mountains, and just can’t get enough of them, so any chance I can get to go for a ride through the mountains is a-ok with me.

so we hit the road…

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beautiful skies

wednesday.

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last week involved a LOT of travel.

I started out from welland.

headed to kingston to drop off tashie.

then to montreal to visit philip.

then to ottawa to visit heather.

then to kemptville for the week for a course.

then back to ottawa to see heather and pascale et michel.

then back to montreal to enjoy my birthday long weekend.

then kingston to visit mom and dad and pick up the doggie.

and back to welland.

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along the way, over the course of two weeks, I got to see some pretty beautiful skies.  and now that I download them, I notice are all also very similar.  must be this time of year…

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