Happy Independence Day

Although I’m Canadian, I want to wish my large circle of friends in the United States, a very Happy Independence Day. Holly’s friend Colby, who’s a rescue dog from the States, sent this beautiful video of an assortment of fireworks.  My favorite is the last one – what’s yours? (Thanks, Colby, Denise, and Al –… Continue reading Happy Independence Day

A Treesome

There is usually a lot of thought that goes into a victory speech but the only thing that I could think of to say at the time was, ‘I’m so excited, I just peed myself!’  Let me explain. Last year, I went for my first walk in LaConner, WA, with the NW Tulip Trekkers Walking… Continue reading A Treesome

Moonlight, S’mores & Spit

‘Living in the dark ages’ has always been a favorite ‘comeback’ for millennials to say when asked a reasonable question by an elder.  So when I read the Bellingham Trails Meetup notice about an upcoming ‘moonlight and s’mores walk, on the shores of the Semiahmoo Spit this week, I was both confused and intrigued.  Am… Continue reading Moonlight, S’mores & Spit

Shoebox Treasures, SouthPaws, Bypass Surgery, and YoYo’s

It was Friday morning, and I had just pulled into Woods Coffee in Bellingham to get a coffee for the drive to Anacortes.  The clerk who took my order noticed my necklace and said that she’d never seen a necklace made from tiny seashells before. “I recently found it in an old shoe box I… Continue reading Shoebox Treasures, SouthPaws, Bypass Surgery, and YoYo’s

Guemes and Me

Guemes Mountain March 22, 2019 Photo by Danny

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, I fell in love – minutes after my friend Tim Fisher pointed her out to me. We had all gathered at Volunteer Park, in Anacortes, Washington on a picture-perfect day, to do a ‘workers’ walk’ for an upcoming NW Trekkers Walking Club event on an island in Skagit County. And… Continue reading Guemes and Me

A Small World

Danny and Tom share a moment Photo by Sue Wallace

In early January, I began a walk across Canada, and hope to arrive in St. John’s, Newfoundland by December 31, 2019.  I am a member of two walking clubs; one in Vancouver (Vancouver ‘Venturers) and one in Washington State (NW Trekkers). The American Association of our clubs initiated a “Walk Across Canada” challenge for interested… Continue reading A Small World