Best Western Maple Ridge

Address: 21735 Lougheed Hwy 7, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, V2X 2S2, Canada | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Maple Ridge


A travel blog entry by weecousins on Jun 03, 2015


Pearl's lawn has dandelions.

Before it was immaculate

There used to be bright flowers

Adorning the bases of the trees

Now there is only dirt.

Pearl, whose bent form and gray hair

Used to be the trademark of our neighbourhood.

"I just don’t know why everyone is not at home today’

She’d say when I answered her soft knock at my door.

“Have ...

Ode to Grandma Joan

A travel blog entry by weecousins on Jun 03, 2015


I wrote this in 1995 when Grandma Joan McPhail Gratama died and I read it at her funeral

Cindy (nee Crane) Turner

In the lodge, behind my bathroom door

I keep tins of salmon on the floor

It’s not that they don’t feed me enough,

It’s just that it's not the right stuff.

I ...

Cloud Street Serenity

A travel blog entry by weecousins on Jun 03, 2015

11 photos

“And one winter
your great Uncle Tom was asked to go on a mercy flight north of The Pas to
rescue a trapper with a broken leg. In order to drop him off at the medical
center, he had to make a landing in the dark on a frozen lake.” I sat
spellbound on my Granny’s knee, listening to yet another exciting story about
her brother Tom Lamb and his adventures as a bush pilot in northern Manitoba. By the time I
met him, he was long retired, but his bold ...

My West

A travel blog entry by weecousins on Jun 03, 2015


If you asked me to pinpoint My West on a map for you, I would have to say, it is located at the intersection of Memory Lane and Deep Within My Heart Street

My west is motion

My west is riding bareback on a horse swimming across a creek

It's riding double, galloping across the field, neither of us stopping when our horse did and landing face first in a barb wire fence

My west is gazing at the ...

Through the wardrobe into Narnia, Red Deer

A travel blog entry by weecousins on Jun 03, 2015

5 photos

... in detox and his
childhood. This same man, who, when I was Cindy Volunteer, he wouldn’t even
respond to my comments. Yolanda, the director, attracted a large crowd as she
sat on the hill eating her supper. All the people recognized her of course. A
very large native, known as Pepto and she were joking about how they were going
to get married. Then for some reason, he “offended” her so she pointed to me
and said, then give Sally a hug. ...