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Alaska Highway, Whitehorse to Watson Lake one year ago today

One year ago today I drove away from Whitehorse, embarking on a solo journey down the Alaska Highway in -30 something temperatures. I stopped along the way to take some photos and jot down some poems. Here is that post. … Continue reading

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Retirement: week one

Today is my 6th day in my new home in Salmon Arm, B.C and I have been procrastinating (no, really!). This week is GIVEAWAY week over at Sew Mama Sew, and I have spent literally hours entering all the draws. … Continue reading

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Alaska Highway: Whitehorse to Watson Lake, December 2, 2013

Day 1:                         This is the Alaska Highway: At 10:45 in the morning my car’s thermometer is pegged at-30: as low as it will go. I do not know … Continue reading

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Kelly has arrived

Kelly has arrived in Salmon Arm! He drove away on Sunday morning. It was a 4-day drive of fairly easy lengths each day. He stopped when it was dark and camped for the night wherever that happened to be. The … Continue reading

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Cabin Living

Well, we’ve been living at the cabin for 3 weeks now and I am enjoying it immensely. We don’t have electricity or running water, but we do have propane lights, fridge & stove, and a wood stove for heat when … Continue reading

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A Moving Post

The big day has come and gone. The U-Haul was loaded and is now on the highway, heading south to a storage locker in Salmon Arm, BC. We are so fortunate to have friends to help. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Taking a Break from Packing

I’m taking this week off work to do the final packing and cleaning of the house so that the boxes can go straight into the U-Haul next Saturday. Today I took apart the bed and did some cleaning. My other … Continue reading

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Six months of sewing by hand

Getting ready to live without my sewing room for the next six months has required a fair bit of advance planning in the quilting/craft/general handwork department. I’ve decided to concentrate on things that do not require a sewing machine. So … Continue reading

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Moving in Stages

I suppose I could also call this post The Stages of Moving, lol! Yesterday I sorted through my clothes into summer-clothes-to-wear-now, summer clothes-that-are-too-small-but-will-fit-next-year, fall/winter-clothes to send South and fall/winter-clothes- to-wear-this-fall. Clothes going South in the U-Haul in three weeks got … Continue reading

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Just Write {4}

Mr. C. ( for considerate) went away last week to do some training in Vancouver and then off to visit family and friends for a few days. It was so nice for him because he really needed the break. It was considerate of him … Continue reading

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