It's impossible to reciprocate his abundant generosity, but it doesn't stop me from trying. "It's Big Bird's Hat! He wore it in "The The Muppets Take Manhattan"...".
Funny, he doesn't take to the provenance quite as excitedly as I'd hoped, but he dutifully wears and models it...
- Category: Stormy
Rainy day on Kootenay Lake:
Anyways, trying to get into a location to do some prospecting. 4 Trips, always running into snow. Finally, End of June, it should be clear.
Should be. It isn't. This is a major pain in the ass - 1 hour driving pavement, 1 hour on dirt road, another half an hour up a logging road to get to this:
It doesn't look so bad, but there's worse to come. I'm not giving up just yet, but I'll leave the jeep and proceed on foot, until finally:
Yeah. There's not going to be any prospecting done in this. So - next attempt will be August, fingers crossed the snow will be gone.
Meanwhile, stop and do some panning (promising), and take some pictures and smell the flowers. Lots of deer, 3 bears and 1 cub, and a porcupine:
And, finally, the Troll of The Meadows, always meant to stop and get a picture, finally did:
- Category: Images
More and more Stormy stuff, I should have had an unboxing video:
Picking up the bag in the "drop zone"...
Don't go anywhere, Nola, there's a picture in there for you. He's insistent that I frame it and send it off, I'm thinking this is a pretty good compromise...
- Category: Stormy
And summer's here - finally, full on, tourists, out of province plates, everything is "back to normal". Except I can't help feeling that it's a bubble, a brief respite, it's not over yet whatever lie the numbers tell, there will be outbreaks in the fall - if we make it that far, and there's the impending civil war in the US. But for the moment I should just enjoy it and try to make some money...
- Category: Miscellany
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