Category Archives: rebuilding

Anything but formal

Funky, fun, functional and frivolous are four words that could be used to describe my garden area. Heck, they’re many things, almost anything but formal. A nice piece of log is home to my little watering can, one of my … Continue reading

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Natasha’s Wood

I came across a link that lead me to this wonderful Navy fairy doll. This doll is more than a doll – it represents and acknowledges how children are affected by the days and weeks and months and years that … Continue reading

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And there I was

A look back in my journal to September 27, 2008: I was providing support at the Ad Adstra ceremony this afternoon – a solemn occasion at best as thousands of people gather to dedicate granite bricks engraved with the name … Continue reading

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Some new treasures

I have a treasured shelf that is home to some treasures that I have acquired over the past few years. The shelf, and the objects on it, tell their own story and reveal a little bit of my geeky side. … Continue reading

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The last view

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Courtenay Air Park

Located behind the Comox Valley Tourism information centre on Cliffe Road, a 2.7 KM paved section of the Courtenay River Walkway loops around the Courtenay Air Park. Public washrooms are available at the Park Cafe between the marina and the … Continue reading

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The little town that could

At it’s peak, the Bata facility in Batawa Ontario had 1,500 employees in the shoe factory and 380 in the engineering division. There were two schools, two churches and sports facilities, a post office and a bank were added. wartime … Continue reading

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RCAF Memorial Gates

Scenes from the 2009 rededication ceremony marking the 60th Anniversary of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Memorial Gates. In the early morning hours of 17 December 1939, the Agreement creating the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) was signed. … Continue reading

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A walk on the bay

A sunny day but the temperature is -20 with a wind chill of sumbitch that’s cold finds me walking on the frozen waters of the Bay of Quinte. I wanted to take my walk about because it was cool, and … Continue reading

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A Hawk by day and by night

One of the Golden Hawk Sabres – to my mind it looks magnificent at night. Initially a six-plane team was envisioned as performing for only one year with the Canadair Sabre, but the Golden Hawks were so popular after their … Continue reading

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