Arbutus Grove Motel
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... pictures for blog). So I am posting a few pictures that I had marked for the blog, with this, my final entry for this trip - from my home computer.
It was a great trip, but it is always nice to get home. Now it's back to reality and routine. Thanks for watching.
... of Qualicum Beach, a happening place in summer but very quiet in the fall and winter. Although noticeably the beaches here are nothing to ours, grey pebbly beach no sand, and logs placed everywhere for anyone that wishes to sit on the beach, there is no towel sitting here, it’s all on logs! Kayaking, Paddleboards, Stand Up Boards seem to be fashionable on the waters instead of swimming as noticeably there is locked up hire garages ready for opening in ...
... walk & the scenery is just gorgeous. It took about 45mins to hike in to Dodd Narrows and when we arrived I can see how the place got its name - it's basically really fast flowing water through a narrow channel. Straight up we saw a group of sea lions playing in the 'rapids' of the channel - so cool. We watched a tugboat come through the channel against the current, that was hard going. The group of sea lions thought it was fun to surf the boats' wake though. We ended ...
AFTER ALL THE BREAD WAS PUT IN THE VAN AND WE WERE GETTING CLOSE TO OUR TIME TO LEAVE FOR THE TEA, JOANNE AND I PLANNED OUR FINAL SKIT AND SONG FOR BILL. WE WERE HIDDING IN THE DEN AND WATCHING FOR HIM TO COME BACK FROM THE BATHROOM, WHICH HE HAD, BUT HAD SAT AT THE TABLE INSTEAD OF SITING BACK IN HIS CHAIR.
WE HAD BORROWED (TAKEN WITH PERMISSION) 2 OF THE YELLOW GOWNS FROM THE HOSPITAL. OUR SONG WAS ...
... and king crab legs.
Robbie enjoyed an after dinner walk with Denis and Gillis. Apparently Robbie tired out Gillis (a border collie) and not the other way around!
It is so nice to be in a real house and not a hotel room or campsite. There are so many comforts of home we take for granted!
We were able to give the kids good baths and tuck them into bed.
Good night I'm going to sleep in a real bed!