Fitting Adventures in Amongst Errands

The other day, I went to pick up a new desk for my daughter’s room. It was located down Chilliwack Lake Road, one of my favourite drives. So, I left early, brought my camping chair, a few pieces of firewood and drove a little ways past my pick up destination. Once I got on theContinue reading “Fitting Adventures in Amongst Errands”

Mother’s Day Adventure 2021

This year was a little different, both because of Covid and because I am 2 weeks post op from knee surgery! I am healing well and have good range of motion, but am still pretty sore and need to take it easy. Certain things (like putting on socks) are still a challenge and have helpedContinue reading “Mother’s Day Adventure 2021”

Rainy Saturday Explorations

This last week was a long and stressful one. I had multiple calls from WCB, my employer, and many appointments throughout the week. I knew I needed to get out and clear my head after such a busy week and lots of changes. Once I got up and as I was savoring my morning coffee,Continue reading “Rainy Saturday Explorations”

Hillkeep Regional Park in Beautiful Chilliwack

This 36-acre nature reserve is located at the top of Chilliwack Mountain. The land was generously donated by Pat and Paige Woodward! It features approximately 2km of trail, steep in some sections, that leads to a gorgeous viewing platform with sweeping views of the Cascade Mountains and the valley below. There are two sets ofContinue reading “Hillkeep Regional Park in Beautiful Chilliwack”

Stopping For A Breath Of Fresh Air in Cultus Lake

I was having one of those days where I had quite a few things to get done and a short time to do them. I was already running behind, had been stuck at the longest train I had seen in awhile and was feeling a little bit stressed on my drive to Cultus Lake. OnContinue reading “Stopping For A Breath Of Fresh Air in Cultus Lake”

Allison Pool Rec site – Chilliwack River Valley Series

Located 13.5km down Chilliwack Lake Road, Allison Pool Recreation Site is a Group Site full of beautiful old growth trees and the sounds of the Chilliwack River. This is a group site that is Reservable with a $50.00 Reservation Fee and a Group Camping Fee of $119.00. There are 7 sites and this price includesContinue reading “Allison Pool Rec site – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Exploring the old Thurston Correctional Facility Grounds – Chilliwack River Valley Series

Located 16km down Chilliwack Lake Road is the site of what used to be Thurston Correctional Facility. This was a Minimum Security Facility used for prisoners serving time for petty crimes. I remember camping nearby as a kid and the bus would pull up and the prisoners would get out and start picking up garbageContinue reading “Exploring the old Thurston Correctional Facility Grounds – Chilliwack River Valley Series”

Forest Service Road Safety in Beautiful British Columbia!

I feel so blessed to live in this beautiful place in British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and river areas to explore! However, every year there are tragedies that serve as a reminder that these beautiful places can also be deadly. If you are traveling on a Forest Service Road (FSR) then there are a fewContinue reading “Forest Service Road Safety in Beautiful British Columbia!”