Social media friends & followers I was curious to put my experiences on social media down on paper as another blogger asked me about posting blogs to different platforms. I have also reflected on the pros and cons of the social media platforms I use. Most of my friends are on Facebook so it is… Read More My Social Media Experiences
I didn’t realize I has so many posts about Hornby Island so here they are all together. I guess the next project should be a book?? Rocktober Hornby Island Wildflowers of Hornby Island Hornby rocks Merry Christmas from Hornby Island Hornby Island in pictures Services around Hornby Island Vancouver to Hornby -The Kindness of Friends… Read More The Hornby Chronicles 2018-2019
I have been surprised at how busy and crowded everything is in Vancouver. The bus is crowded at all hours of the day. My friend tells me the skytrain is even worse. The busses are full of people with strollers and walkers. No one offers me seat. It’s challenging jumping off the door at the… Read More Transitioning Back to Vancouver
My attention was drawn to a blog series called Walktober. This is my contribution featuring the Rockscapes on Hornby. The theme is supposed to feature walks with people and so I am adding my blogger walk (BLOK?) featured by another blogger Retirement Reflections. Typically October is sunny and cool, my favourite month of the year. … Read More Rocktober Hornby Island
Yesterday I sat the quilt. The person who sits the quilt sells tickets to the quilt lottery. It is such a cool job. I meet people from all over Canada and the US… Whitehorse, Washington, Toronto/Ottawa, Courtenay and Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. The quilt is a beautiful work of art by Hornby Artists. Some… Read More The quilt as metaphor for life on Hornby
In Aug 2018 the Hornby Island school burned down. So far the provincial government has not committed to replacing the full size gym that was used for many activities on the Island. There is a meeting on Hornby on June 20 with the School Board so we need to forward as many letters as possible… Read More Your help is needed to replace the gym on Hornby Island.
E-bikes are helping keep seniors young and, in some instances, even alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. — Read on http://www.fastcompany.com/90341686/the-unlikely-way-e-bikes-could-transform-how-we-age This should help rural people to become more active. I saw a fellow on a $2000 Costco ebike yesterday. It was a gift to his wife. 🙄
This time of year Hornby Island is abundant with wildflowers. Some useful identification guides: fieldguidecolor2012 http://www.nwplants.com/ Wildflowers etc. of British Columbia Photo Gallery by Terry Thormin at pbase.com