My new book “Midlife Solo” is now available.

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West Coast pix

Sitting on the seawall, watching the rain over UBC. (Click to enlarge.) 

O Canada. It’s October.

Where Edgar and I lived when Anna was born – Grace Court in the West End, on the third floor on the right. 40 years ago; an incredibly happy time. I visit it every time I come to Vancouver. 

The ferry to Granville Island

Another ghastly Vancouver scene

My mother’s name was Sylvia – and today, October 8, is her birthday. She would have been 98. 

The view from the Sylvia restaurant

People are building inukshuks – stones piles on stones – everywhere. 

Sigh. What we miss in cities: a vista.

The South airport

Ryan the pilot

Landing in Sylva Bay. The most beautiful day for a flight. 



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