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May 21, 2017

Happy Birthday

Jillian – 13 on the 20th

and Dad – 52 on the 21st

and Queen Victoria on the 24th

in Canada it is a much-loved holiday

read the history behind it and why it is celebrated in Canada but not the U.K.

the camus is blooming in Beacon Hill Park

Victoria residents see it as a sure sign of Spring

the peacocks are strutting their stuff

no wonder mother duck is having a snooze

how would you like to keep track of nine busy ducklings?and the turtles are basking in the sun

at home, the iris are blooming

lovely!

a parcel from Japan

with materials for Bryan’s workshopI collected stamps as a child – are there any kids who still do that?

click to see Snoopy doing the happy dance

delivering the mail

or typing a letter

there is not much weaving being done here.

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. May 21, 2017 2:14 pm

    Ah the Camas, turtles and ducklings!!! This weekend is pretty special – I am glad you are taking a break!!!

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    • May 21, 2017 2:59 pm

      Kjerstin – I’ve never seen so many people enjoying the Park, started with an ice cream at the Drive-In. Yes, this weekend is always special.

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  2. May 22, 2017 3:17 am

    SO much to celebrate! The photos capture things perfectly–that line-up of turtles is classic!

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