Monthly Archives: July 2013

Davies Bay summer time

Davis Bay is one of the finest beaches in BC, year round. The sunset is always nice,high tide South towards Vancouver, high tide, Mission Point in back ground and west, towards Trail Islands, Texeda in the far back ground.

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nice days on the water – crabs a bonus

The old Boston Whaler is finally in the water, here at Choquer’s Marina in Porpoise Bay. Crabbing is good, limit of four large male crabs. Here are three, one too small, all Dungeness Crab.  How to cook and clean crabs.  … Continue reading

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reflections on life and death

My good friend Knut passed away this week. I am going to his Celebration of life tomorrow. I was lucky to see him again, after all, it was 23 years since I was last here on the coast. Today I … Continue reading

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Bill Gilgan, a friend in Burns Lake, grilled beaver tail and muskrat stew.

Here is the notice from Alumni trek, UBC William W. Gilgan BSF 50, was born in Castor, AB, on July 7, 1917, and passed away in his beloved Burns Lake on August 7, 2012, one month to the day after he … Continue reading

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Hot July – rats waiting for owls, hummingbirds, and a squirrel in love with a brush

I do not mind feeding a few rats, I have seen the Owl grab one at night. Amazing to see an owl with wingspan over 1 m., gliding without a sound, in between the wood stack, and grab a rat … Continue reading

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Stag party a la Norwegian – seen by 3 mill. people

This Norwegian was getting married – his friends arranged a stag party – including a bungee jump off an old bridge – he thought!

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“Capt’n “K” from Davies Bay” – Knut Solli – passed away last night.

I have known Knut Solli for 47 years, that was still too short. Somebody said: Life is too short. I do not know, I have had a long good life, but when you lose a friend, it still does not … Continue reading

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