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On my lovely Salt Spring Island, swimming in the Salish Sea, between Vancouver and Victoria, and close to Seattle, there is only one plow.  Main roads to ferries are kept cleared...otherwise, you're on your own.  Usually, we just see rain, grey, cloud, and early Spring by early February.  This ye...
A view from Salt Spring Island.  Did you know?   Amazing Mt Baker, in the background, is in Washington State.  If you look at a satellite map shot of the Pacific Northwest Coast region, you will see that the U.S. San Juan Islands are very close to the Canadian Southern Gulf Islands.   Salt Spring...
Beauty is the middle name of the great Pacific Northwest Coast. On both sides of the coastal border, an idyllic grouping of Islands invites discovery. This area is in some of the best protected boating waters in the world, and is ideal for sailing, kayaking, power boat discoveries. The U.S. grou...
B.C. Family Day holiday annual winter break, in mid-February. Things to do and to enjoy, on special Salt Spring Island: Enjoy Drummond Children's Park on Fulford Harbour. Check out a movie at Salt Spring's amazing little cinema. Hike Ruckle Park. Kayak to Chocolate Beach and dream of...
January offers us a tidy-up option. You know, around the house and in the office. Sort, organize, delete.... February introduces early Spring, and that January cocoon moment is over. Salt Spring Island is a seasonless destination for a visitor experience. In February, there's the February Festiv...
Things to do and to enjoy on Salt Spring Island.... picnic and hike at Ruckle Park. meander the Ganges art galleries (Gallery Walk). kayak to Chocolate Island beach. do the studio tour (pick up map at Visitors Centre). wine tastings at the delicious vineyards (Garry Oak, Salt Spring, Mistaken Id...
January, 2017. The real estate market shows its tone by mid-February, in our secondary home marketplace. It seems that the first six weeks of a New Year continue the tenor of November and December of the previous year. A resurgence in sales, a thin inventory, a stabilizing of prices....these are...
Are you thinking of buying an arable acreage on Salt Spring? Interested in being self-sufficient? Wanting to be a part of the organic foodie revolution? Call me, and let's look at some opportunities that will suit you. Salt Spring Island seems to naturally fall into four categories. Yes, the isl...
Curiosity is the thing that will "save us".   Lots of events in life can make us momentarily sad or downhearted or even depressed...death, divorce, collapsed economy, job woes/dissatisfaction, you name it, it's out there, those reasons to look towards despair.I call that the "cave mentality".    ...

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