Tag Archives: Maple Ridge

Fun in Maple Ridge. June 16 2019

This Sunday, June 16, Father’s Day, is filled with fun events here in Maple Ridge. A pancake breakfast,  Race the Ridge Cycling races, a Repair Café, a vintage car show, a craft beer festival, a food truck festival, street vendors, … Continue reading

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North Alouette Greenway

Walking in Maple Ridge’s backyard. With my Tuesday walking group I have enjoyed hiking this trail a couple of times. It is so close to home (3.5 km). Surrounded by horse farms/riding schools, mountains, blueberry and cranberry fields, the walk … Continue reading

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Homeless, footloose & adventurous; the last weeks

The evening of June 17 we arrived back in Maple Ridge, after dinner with cousin Lily and husband Don in our favourite restaurant in Langley, “Olive Garden“. We always meet here for a meal when they are in the neighbourhood. … Continue reading

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Homeless, footloose & adventurous – the first 3 weeks

June 1 – July 5 2017 May 31: The movers came, stuffed the moving van with all our possessions and drove off to store everything for the next 5 weeks. We did a last walk around on the morning of … Continue reading

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Fall has arrived

October 12, 2016 A gorgeous, sunny day and a gloomy, wet forecast for the days to come. So out we went, to Golden Ears Provincial Park, Maple Ridge. We do this every year, in search of mushrooms. Not to eat, … Continue reading

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Harrison Hot Springs. March 23-25 2016

I am starting off with paying homage to my mom, on whose birthday we started our zigzag road of marriage, 45 years ago. A road which took us to the USA, Kuwait and Canada with side trips to places all … Continue reading

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November in BC, Canada

To celebrate a momentous birthday in our family, my sister came over from The Netherlands to celebrate with us. The second day of her visit, or first full day to be precise, the sun was shining so we hopped in … Continue reading

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