Thursday, October 30, 2014

Indonesia - 1

I was discouraged and so I stopped blogging.  It appears for the last four or five months at least I haven't blogged.  My summer camp  cooking contract has ended for another six months and I now will collect EI and look to see if there is another job suitable out here for me.  But!,,
But first plans have been made to travel to Jakarta Indonesia, and possible a road trip there around the island of Java.
On the six of September bought two round trip tickets to fly on China airlines.  We will leave on November 10th.

I was watching the news over the summer - this is a scary thing to do.  Earlier this year we have the missing Malaysia jet. - we have the jet shot down because of the Russian invasion of the Ukraine issues, and lately the news is all about elobe desease. OH I can't forget the on going Muslim extremist terrorist causing cold blooded murder and hatred throughout the world, even this past week with the insident in Ottawa - NO wonder I have fears about traveling.

However the tickets are purchase, plans are being made and Lord willing I will with my wife have the best time ever.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

self pitty

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Looking up from the loading dock I can remind myself that there are trails and paths and probably a geo cache or two ,I should be on - but as it is I must work to earn my living.

 on the way to work

But still as I look out over the river I want to be out kayaking - and this is only the beginning of my six month working season - I must change my mood and attitude... or else this is not going to be so pleasant summer season.

One good thing the camp is installing a fresh water pond for people to swim in - so on those real hot sticky humid days I can take a dip to get relief. 

extended coffee break

Thursday, April 03, 2014

I went for a two hour coffee break this afternoon -off onto the mountain roads I drive.
I have two goals -- one is to take pictures and the other is to go geo caching..

Geo caching

 I did do work today --- really

in the stillness

I'm at work - I am working - but not like I am going to be soon. I have time to rest - I have time to wander - I have time to listen to the rain splatter like a thousand feet on the canvas tent top and to listen to the sounds of nature. 
I heard it - the deep - deep whoot of an owl so near the dinning lodge - I must go out and see if I can locate it. 


no luck -- however I sat down next to this old huge tree protected from the falling rain and just waited - sitting still hoping to get a sight of the owl... as I sat ever so still like a rock troll statue out of my eye a robin hops from spot to spot on the ground looking for a tasty snack. I make a slight motion - it flutters onto a fallen log and watches me for over five minutes as I watch it... During this time a little grey squirrel scurries about also not paying any attention to my prying eyes. 
I must do this again - so much life is missed in my business and rushed life 
but now I must return to the job at hand.. 

 Lunch = chili - soup - salad - baked potatoes 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February so far

I have been walking around the pond watching birds. 
I have gone Geo caching a couple of times with success. 
I have went into the forest Goe caching / HIKE and came out of the woods far away from where I left my parked car and very close to home - so I went home and phoned a friend to drive me back to my car. I think he laughed at me - then he was surprised how far I actually walked. 
Chinese New Year Parade - it a sunny cool day but Noni and I enjoyed it once again. I was a little confused -- I thought we were at least an hour or more so early - but it began within fifteen minutes of our arrival. That was good - I do not like waiting... I was happy with our location where we sat on the cold cement ledge of the road. My butt was a little cold - discomfort but not freezing I was wearing long underwear pants - wind /rain pants on my lower portion and on top I had several warm outdoor styles of clothing on - I was so cozy that I didn't even zip up these layers while everyone around me was cold... I don't like being cold so I over dressed to say the least. 
Then yesterday news has made me sad and feeling sorry for my EX wife. 
Reading my daughters Facebook - then talking to my daughter - I find out the man my ex left me for many years ago died yesterday. That was a strange relationship - I heard things - but they have been together at least fifteen years I think now. She has never lived on her own - I am not sure if she can even cook - she could not when she was my wife and her boyfriend/ partner was also a cook so she never went into the kitchen. I was happy for them once the shock of this adulteress relation past over the years. Now she is alone. Unfortunate she does not have good relations with our children - not much support will be given -- I just feel so sorry / sad for her lot in life - I do not see much hope - joy - well being in it. And now she is alone. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

A stop at White Rock BC

Yesterday - it is hard to believe it is only January 
Why ? You ask! 
Look at these pictures... that will explain it all...