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March 2012 Archives

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Will the salmon come?

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French Creek, Vancouver Island
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Grounds at Museum of Anthropology

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Fraser River, Richmond


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Snow locked

Lots of snow is waiting to melt into Harrison Lake and its river systems. Mount Breakenridge is part of the Lillooet Range to the east of Harrison Lake. This telephoto shot shows Echo Island to the right.
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Spring appears

Spring appearing
Iris Reticulata to be exact. Tiny beauties from Lois Linds of Penticton.

Iris Reticulata to be precise.  From Lois Linds garden in Penticton.

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The Del Mar Inn

The late owner of the Del Mar Inn, George Riste, refused all requests to sell his building to B.C. Hydro for redevelopment. His will also stipulated the building not be sold. The Del Mar offers  affordable accommodation to the poor from the nearby Downtown Eastside.
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Sunny stroll


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Before the rain

Looking southwest along Fraser River from Golden Ears bridge.
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Coming up on Friday

Prepare your palate! The Vancouver International Wine Festival is on. We want to hear your recommendations and questions on the open line.  Our guest will be Tyler Dawson, or "Ty the Wine Guy" from Liberty Wine Merchants.

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Waiting for the bus

Central City stands across from the Surrey Central bus and Skytrain station. It's home to an SFU campus, private schools, crown agencies, an award winning brew pub and shopping mall. Designed by architect Bing Thom.