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Beautiful British Columbia

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Four days basking in the beauty of the Okanagan.
Not looking for Ogopogo, but seeing how well his waters are faring.
Testing new equipment, new monitoring techniques. Among amazing people.
The family fared well, but I knew that they would.
Ten hours; who cares...it was great. Snow across the country (with one really slippery landing in Montreal, Heidi; you are having some harsh weather already...), but still none here.
Back to the routine.

  1. Blogger JM said:

    once again, great pictures!

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Thank you, but anyone could take great pictures there; the scenery is breathtaking.

  1. Blogger Mise en Place said:

    WOW! You're right....Beautiful British Columbia. Amazing!

  1. Blogger Mahala said:

    I went to BC a few years ago, on my ONE real vacation, completely alone, first time on an airplane. The reason I went there is a long story, it is beautiful.

    Glad to hear your family fared okay in your absence :)

  1. Blogger susubala said:

    Wow....wonderful pictures u've got.

    Nice blog to go through..

  1. Blogger missy said:

    I agree: WOW!

    London suddenly doesn't look too appealing :-/

    (Found you through Chloe's blog..)

  1. Blogger x said:

    Cathy it's lovely! It looks clean and fresh. Great to see the world through your eyes. xx

  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    Cathy welcome home, you were missed! I have family living in the city of Vancouver..Everwhere u look you see the mountains..It's beautiful.

    Talk about slippery..There is freezing rain happening now and I'm on my way out in 30 mins..Ugh Winter!

    Have a great day.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Now I want to go there for a vacation!

    Now I want to hear the whole story!

    Welcome to my blog! I love your little squirrel playing the harmonica...I think I heard him in the attic last night.

    Welcome! A friend of Chloe's is a friend of mine

    Hello friend.

    Be careful driving on those slippery roads!

  1. Blogger Dirk the Feeble said:

    I think that first picture is my favorite. Good stuff.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Mine too. I just put it as the background on my desktop. Have a great day.

  1. Blogger Lois Lane said:

    Simply beautiful! That's what postcards are made of right there!
    Lois Lane

  1. Blogger Foxy said:

    wow- very beautiful! welcome back. :)

  1. Blogger Skye said:

    The pictures leave me speechless, I want to go to BC.

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    I am assuming the testing and monitoring are part of a job, if so what a wonderful job that allows you to visit such beautiful places!

  1. Blogger christina said:

    My home and native land! Great pictures. It looks like you had lovely weather. The Okanagan is a wonderful place, isn't it?

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    Welcome back! The photos are lovely. Snow is much prettier out in the wild than it is in the city. The squirrel is still in the attic? He has a band now? Letterman will be calling any day!

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Hard to take a bad photo in such a nice place!

    Thanks; nice to be back:)

    Welcome to my blog, and you should go sometime!

    I am an environmental scientist and associate professor at a local university. I am blessed with an amazing job. I am technically on maternity leave but this is an annual conference and my husband kindly offered to watch the children and take vacation days off to do it. Thankful thankful thankful...

    I would love to go there and spend some time on vacation; it was such a tease to just glimpse the place while working primarily indoors each day. I literally had my jaw open while flying out on Saturday. The weather was crisp and beautiful.

    Hey I would take a harmonica playing squirrel; he could make me some money! ;) No sounds from him lately, but our weather has been unusually warm so I think he's been out and about, still collecting food...we'll have to wait and see.

  1. Blogger Michelle said:

    Wow, picture post card scenery...just beautiful...cold but beautiful LOL!

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