Category Archives: Salt Spring Island, BC

Salt Spring Island 2013

By mid-June we had arrived safely at our island retreat.  This would be our second summer there and we had lots of projects that had to be done by experts as opposed to ourselves.    Our island home in a … Continue reading

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Salt Spring Island 2012

We have enjoyed an extended summer here on the island.  Judy’s mother continues to thrive in her senior care facility and Judy sees her three times a week.  Even though it takes Phyllis a few minutes to realize who Judy … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland on Salt Spring

Of the two weeks that I was able to spend here on Salt Spring, it is only as I am about to leave that I am frustrated with Mother Nature.  When on the island in winter, I expect some rain … Continue reading

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My Two Weeks on Salt Spring:

In order to attend my mother’s 100th birthday, I needed to fly home to Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada from where ever we were.  We chose Cuba because the air travel home was inexpensive and non-stop, the airport was 20 … Continue reading

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Phyllis’s 100th Birthday

On January 12, 1912, Phyllis Eileen Abraham was born to Eva Kate and Joseph Abraham in Bristol, England.  It was a few years before the 1st World War. Joseph was the chief engineer aboard a tramp steamer, the Llangorse,  that … Continue reading

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Canada Trip–Leg 4 :

This marks our final week on Salt Spring and our trip home to Pioneer.  We were fortunate to have most of Ron’s children visit us on Salt Spring this summer.  His son, Aaron, and Aaron’s fiancé, Liz, and his daughter, … Continue reading

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Canada Trip – Leg 3 – part 2

More of Salt Spring: Our original goal of three weeks on Salt Spring has been extended to two months!  The weather for most of July was cool but much preferred to the extreme temperatures back at Pioneer in North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Canada Trip 2011 – Leg 3

Our drive from Alberta to Tsawwassen lasted almost 13 hours (0430 to 1800).  We stayed overnight with Honduras cruising friends, Reg and Gail – Tides End, who lived in the Tsawwassen area.  It was fun to relive the memories from … Continue reading

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