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Reifel Bird Sanctuary, August 2016

In August we visited the Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Delta, BC. The sanctuary is a beautiful, peaceful spot nearly 300 hectares in size, with walking trails passing through wetlands and marshes. There’s an observation tower you can climb for incredible … Continue reading

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I used to be a city person

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VanDusen Gardens (part 1)

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Roses

The same garden in winter.

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Pollinator

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Wait for Me

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Rose Garden, Stanley Park

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Imagination

This may look like a circle of concrete and grass to you, but it’s actually an island surrounded by fire, ice, and poison. If you have the right magical powers, though, you can quench the fire, thaw the ice, and … Continue reading

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Children & Nature

Spanish Bank West beach Something happens to kids when they’re out in nature. They’re happy and full of wonder at everything they see. The outdoors has a calming influence; there’s no fighting over leaves, sticks, and rocks like there sometimes … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2012, Day 3: Stanley Park

Day 3 of our Spring Break Adventures took us to one of Vancouver’s great attractions: Stanley Park. Stanley Park, named for Lord Stanley (of Stanley Cup fame) who was Governor-General of Canada when the park opened in 1888, boasts 400 … Continue reading

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