November 28, 2012

Womens Walking Group

Nine walkers enjoyed a cool,crisp,invigorating,monday
morning.There was much frost in the shaded areas.We
explored a new trail which was a continuation of Campbell
road.Back to Cameron Taggart road and a walk through
the CVRD land.Lunch and service was good at the
Cobblestone.Thank you Marianne for getting all of us
back to the Legion.Next monday Dec 3rd. we will walk
the oceanside of Mill Bay road to the ferry.Timmies?
Meet at the Legion at 10am.   V.M.

Womens Walking Group

Suns rays through the trees
A frosted Maple Leaf
Planning a detour
Orange Peel Fungus
Antique Lampshade ?

Another detour
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November 27, 2012

Men's Walking Group

Some shots from our Nov. 26th walk.

From Stone Bridge.

St. Johns Church.

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Reflections - 

On Golden Pond.

Loopy Log.

One of the many carvings on Boyle(?) Rd.

Free tree spirit.

Awaiting company.

November 26, 2012

Men's walking group

We almost had a full complement of walkers except for Wayne, 12 of us walked about 10 k . is that right Jim ?? Great weather, Too bad we missed out on the 75 cent coffee. But hy we had good hot coffee and good company what else could you ask for.. Next week we will check out Mill Springs Tks

November 24, 2012

Computer/Photography grp

Hello Computer people,
Next Tuesday on November 27, we will discuss computers.
Mike and I have spent some quality time on my computer to try to give it some more zip. It has been marginally successful but it was a lot of fun to dig into the innards both hardware and software. If Mike is willing I'm ready to have another go at it.
Also, I will mention a site that gives advice about on-line shopping. Details will be forthcoming on Tuesday.
In the meantime here are 2 attachments explaining all you need to know about computers.
See you Tuesday, November 27 at 10:30 am.

November 20, 2012

Womens Walking Group

Nine braved a soggy,windy,monday morning to do 5K along
the Cowichan estuary dike.We were damp but enjoyed the
walk.We saw some swans and a young eagle.We then went
to Hillary's Cheese to enjoy coffee and teas.Thank you
Dianne and Claudia for driving.Welcome back Shirley,it's
great to see you walking with us once again.Next monday
the 26th. we will walk near the St. Johns church and Lovers
Lane areas.After the walk it is lunch at the Cobblestone Pub.
Meet at the Legion at 10am.   V.M.

Womens Walking Group

A bit damp(ok real wet) but we are all happy

A Soapberry bush

Close up of the berries

What are these people looking for on the farmlands ?
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November 19, 2012

Men's walking group

Thanks for the pictures Dennis I was wondering how to explain our walk today, Like they say 1 picture is worth a thousand words. Ha  I don't think it was that bad most of us were direst for the occasion and the weather was warm anyway. Over all a good walk doing 8 kms. and that great coffee at the end Thanks Alice. Next week we can do Wilkinson road by Kerry Park okay? Tks C U all Next week

Men's Walking Group

Just walkin' in the rain-

Our mascot has nine of us in tow.

Not much for mushrooms but some fungi is growing well.

On the trail.

WOW!!  A Rainbow of  some description.

No one stranded on the Island.

One of many lakes we crossed - the walkers were cowards but Xena enjoyed the short-cuts through the water.

November 13, 2012

Womens Walking Group

Thirteen walked the trails and streets in the Deer Park-Mill
Springs area.Some good trails in the woods.Very few
mushrooms spotted.Houses in this area are popping up
faster than the mushrooms.Coffee was enjoyed by all once
the walkers rearranged the furniture at Serious Coffee.
Thanks to our drivers,Margaret,Marianne,and Claudia.
Next monday the 19th.we will walk the Cowichan Bay
Estuary.Some who live nearby will go directly to the
estuary.Please use the small parking lot at the Maple Grove
Park sign opposite the tennis courts.Coffee at the Cow
Bay village.Meet at the Legion at 10am.  V.M.

Womens Walking Group

The Dirty DozenPermission granted for caption

Pond reflections

Some damp mushrooms

Dianne tries the upholstered "stump" chair

A new species of tree-The Evergreen Maple

A yellow sidewalk ?
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November 12, 2012

Men's walking group

Do these guy's really look like they just hiked 8 kms . They look far too happy sitting down with a refreshment in front of them. But they really did and that was a great walk, Thanks Wayne for checking it out and leading us today. Thanks for driving Robert & Dennis, and thank's Lord for the weather. Next week we will hike behind Shawnigan Estates, regular time at the Legion. 8:30 am. C U then
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Men's Walking Group

Photos from our Colquitz River walk.

Interesting bridges.

9 of 11 of us.

Panama Flats.


Do we take the high-road or the low-road?

Alien messages?


More reflections.

November 8, 2012

Pot Luck 6 Nov

A couple of pictures of our pot luck witch we thoroughly enjoyed

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