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Meandering Monday

NOT HERE! And did I tell you that you can safely swim in any of the lakes and ocean on Vancouver Island? Bears may be waiting to greet you when you come out of the water, but while your in … Continue reading

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Decisions?

An example of the dilemma that can greet you while visiting Coombs. Which one is me?

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Bear? Where?

Vancouver Island has very large areas that are natural, where one can encounter natural inhabitants. Occasionally we need to be reminded.

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Eye See You

I was out enjoying a nice hike along Grandin Creek in Qualicum Beach, when I began to sense that something was staring at me. I rounded the bend and noticed the eyes focused on me. Someone with a good sense … Continue reading

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The Company Store

Another social statement by the late George Sawchuk in the Wacky Woods near Fanny Bay. For those that don’t remember, the company store was built in mining and logging towns. This permitted the owners to “earn” back the wages they … Continue reading

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Statement

The late George Sawchuk placed this piece in Wacky Woods, near Fanny Bay, as a social statement. It does not matter whether we agree or disagree, but it does matter that we think about the statement. I believe that reality … Continue reading

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The Compleat Angler

On Vancouver Island there are many trails for hiking. There are also many people that express their opinions in an unconventional, but effective manner. Near Fanny Bay there is an area that is called Wacky Woods. The folk art along … Continue reading

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Gull on a Hot Tin Roof

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Standing on Guard

Captain C. Gull, an ever alert member of the Vancouver Island Air Force, mans his post overlooking the Salish Sea. Captain Gull and his trusty companions are on high alert as it has been rumoured that the territorial waters are … Continue reading

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