Monthly Archives: May 2014

The beauty of the devil

  People on the island hate scotch broom, and there is talk about making a concerted effort to eradicate it for good. I’ve never had to fight to remove it from my property, so I don’t understand the hatred. In … Continue reading

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Beautiful sunrise!

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Snack with a bite!

  Cooking up an afternoon snack today. I’m stir frying some stinging nettles I picked from the back yard. It’s an experiment. I was reading ‘Carrots Love Tomatoes’ and flipped to the section on wild edibles. They talk about stinging … Continue reading

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OFA-3

Taking my Occupational First Aid Level 3 course right now in Nanaimo, started yesterday. We’re being fire-hosed with information, which is pretty overwhelming, but the actual info is pretty sound. My brain likes to shut down though, so I’m having … Continue reading

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This too shall pass

  This weekend, it’s not all roses and sunshine; instead it’s rain clouds and challenges. Seems to be more than our shares of annoyances in the past few days. Oddly enough, I feel they are all thematically related to weakened … Continue reading

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Good practice

I’m a volunteer fire fighter in my town and we practice every Thursday night. Last night’s practice was a lot of fun. We did drafting, which is when you draw water from other sources to supply your lines.   We … Continue reading

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