Photo Gallery: Dragonfly Festival

Here are some additional photos of the Dragonfly Festival. Since the Dragonfly Festival pics don’t show the lake, I’m starting with a photo from 2000 from a previous visit. Daughter Sarah and her cousins Shaun and Eric on Wabamun Lake in the summer of 2000. Front of the Dragonfly Festival event guide The town’s dragonfly […]

The Dragonfly Festival

Follow us on Facebook! There is a certain charm about small towns and small town festivals. If they are an agricultural community, the celebration will often center on the predominant crop. Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, where I used to live, has its annual Blueberry Festival. Others may celebrate their heritage with Pioneer Days. Many tie their […]

Busselton Jetty

Follow us on Facebook! Although Margaret River is actually a small town located on a broad spur sticking out from the southwestern end of Western Australia, that whole region is widely known as Margaret River. It is wine country. It’s also an area of rolling hills, farms, forests and some great surfing beaches. On the north […]

The Science Center in the Middle of Nowhere

Follow us on Facebook! Fellow Vancouverites are, of course, familiar with Science World, an exhibition of scientific paraphernalia in the former Expo Centre which served as a host pavilion for Expo 86, the 1986 World’s Fair. We took our kids there many times when they were young. And when we visited Seattle, we sometimes took them to the Pacific […]

Photo Gallery: Additional Photos of Powell River and the Northern Sunshine Coast

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional pictures in and around Powell River and the northern Sunshine Coast. This sign shows the hulks currently forming the breakwater. Nice closeup of one of the hulks. Photo courtesy Kathy Lowther. Inland Lake Boardwalk along Inland Lake Inland Lake is a western toad habitat. Some of the frogs […]