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Bird/Wildflower walk
Sunday, May 02, 2021      8 comments

I had a lovely 90-minute hike around Mt Tolmie (located in greater Victoria, BC) Went with a girlfriend and we identified 20 birds and found lots of G... Read more
Some gardening in April
Wednesday, April 21, 2021      3 comments

This is the first time this bent willow chair has been outside since I took a course and built it myself. The pre-Covid course lasted all day and the ... Read more
Three killer whales out there
Saturday, April 17, 2021      7 comments

I was waiting for my friend to go for a walk along the ... Read more
Pigsty
Thursday, April 15, 2021      4 comments

I visited the pigsty again to look for the yellow-headed blackbird. No luck but I did find a raven foraging for lunch in the pig slop. ... Read more
A rare bird for this area
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      4 comments

A male Yellow-headed Blackbird A female Brewer'... Read more
Hiking in the Snow dusted Sooke Hills
Sunday, April 11, 2021      8 comments

This was our parking spot and the snow-covered logging road that we were going to hike on. ... Read more
Northern Flickers - two species were at the suet feeder today
Sunday, March 28, 2021      3 comments

Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker - yellow tail feathers ... Read more
Afternoon walk
Saturday, March 27, 2021      4 comments

This is Lamb Chop - all the baby sheep get that name... Saw a few interesting things while out walking today. First was a thatcher ant hill. T... Read more
Walker's Celebration of Life
Tuesday, March 23, 2021      5 comments

Sunday should have been my great nephews 20th birthday, but instead of a Happy Birthday, we held a Celebration of Life for him. It's just under ... Read more
Cedar waxwings
Friday, March 19, 2021      4 comments

I had never seen these birds in person until last week. I took a long drive up island just to find them. I was lucky and got to see a few. Today 15 of them were eating berries from the hawthorn tree that's located beside the driveway. They to... Read more
Nature
Friday, March 12, 2021      2 comments

American Bittern Cedar waxwing Li... Read more
Patio - Day 5
Wednesday, March 10, 2021      3 comments

The workers have left, their job is done. I will be doing a bit more gardening to finish this area off. When it gets warmer, I will get some hanging baskets for the structure. I may get my oldest son to help with putting the string lights up. Pr... Read more
Day 4 - Tin roof is on
Wednesday, March 10, 2021      2 comments

Today the crew was mostly occupied with cutting and piecing the tin roof together. The structure is not quite square, so they had to trim the outside sections to make a good fit. The last of the pavers were laid, and the old pavers were used for... Read more
Day 3 - Structure is almost done
Tuesday, March 09, 2021      4 comments

This is how it looked from my bedroom window after the two workers left for the day. ... Read more
Day 2 patio and garden structure
Friday, March 05, 2021      5 comments

The weather held off while the crew put in most of the pavers and the corner posts ... Read more

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