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Good Time Dave’s Fishing Charters

I took my dog, Tucker and his best friend, Mylo to East Sooke Park for a walk on Tuesday. They love that park! On the way home, I stopped in at Smokin’ Tuna restaurant to check on their hours.   … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Tuna Restaurant

We finally made it for dinner at Smokin’ Tuna tonight. Thursday is Open Mike night and our reservation for 6:30 was just before things got going. We started with a glass of white wine and a house salad. The wine … Continue reading

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Spring in Metchosin

I just can’t get enough of the spring flowers! This year, because it’s a bit cooler, they’re lasting longer than usual. These are my favorites…. Personalize your own scrapbooking design And, next up, my chocolate lilies, yellow violets and lady … Continue reading

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Consider the Lilies IX

This week Consider the Lilies, a local fibre art show is being held at St. Mary’s Church in Metchosin. This historic church is beautiful at this time of the year. The fawn lilies are out and in their glory! The … Continue reading

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The Hike up Metchosin Mountain

The old logging road is just perfect for a short stroll to the most perfect view! And, once you’re at the top of the ‘mountain’, someone has thoughtfully put a swing in an old oak tree. From it’s seat, you … Continue reading

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Other Wildflowers springing up at the end of March

Arriving at the same time as the daffodils are flowering plum, fawn lilies, flowering currant, and my absolute favorite, satinflowers.

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Wildflowers in Spring in Metchosin

At the end of March, the wildflowers burst into bloom on the hillsides around Race View B&B. Among the first are the daffodils on the hill beside my house. Some of the locals call this Daffodil Hill because the hillside … Continue reading

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There are quite a few Havanese dogs on Vancouver Island. Of course, all of them are very sweet! We get together every so often to go for a walk. The latest one was at Gorge Park this winter. It was … Continue reading

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Snow in February!

It’s been snowing all day and doesn’t look like it’s going to stop anytime soon! Tucker loves it and uses any excuse to ‘ring the bell’ so I have to let him outside. Here is Tucker playing in the snow….sorry … Continue reading

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Storm Watch

February is always a great month for storm watching. Esquimalt Lagoon is one of my favorite places to walk when the wind comes up, especially if it’s from the South East.

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