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John Pickard
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UPPER VANCOUVER ISLAND
Life continues at an interesting pace.  We are parked with Aileen's sister Anne and her husband John at a friend's property.  My brother in law John R has been with us for a week.  He and the other John were school friends so we all have a long history.  We...

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ON THE MOVE TO UPPER VANCOUVER ISLAND
Just a short post.  We left Errington this morning and are south of Campbell River tonight visiting Bill.   Tomorrow we will drive up to the Port McNeill - Port Hardy area.  We will be staying at a friend of John and Anne's in a bit of a remote location.  N...

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JELLO PLANS CHANGE AGAIN
Yes, good thing we RVers make our plans in jello so we can change as needed.  The planned BBQ party at Bill's in Campbell has been postponed due to the excessive heat so we are staying a bit longer here at Charlie and Sheila's where we are able to run the A...

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WE MOVED AGAIN
We have finished our stint of house sitting at my cousin Neil's and moved back up to my brother Charlie's in Errington.  We enjoyed our two and a half weeks or so there.  Aileen enjoyed the down time and I did quite a bit of geocaching.  I put lots of miles...

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HOUSE SITTING AND GEOCACHING OUTINGS
Once again a bit of a gap between posts.  Initially, I had a sore back so didn't do too much of interest.  As the back improved, I got out geocaching and I think that helped it get better faster.  In the past week, in four outings, I have put on 88 kms on m...

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MOVING DAY AGAIN
I was out geocaching for a few days either on foot or on my bike.  Then I did a dumb thing and tried to pick up a heavy water jug too far from my body and I have been suffering with a sore back since.  It seems to be finally relenting so I hope to be back t...

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IT WAS QUITE A RIDE!
My brother in law and I joined a group of ATV riders from all over Vancouver Island on a historic ride this past weekend.  BC is very stringent on where ATVs can be ridden and for this ride, we had received a one time permission to ride to the gas station a...

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PARTY TIME, RALLY TIME, FUN TIME
We helped with the Toastmaster's garden party at Chas and Sheila's last Sunday.  Monday we moved down to Chemainus and spent the week with our Escapees RV club friends at our annual Spring Rally.  Four days of fun and games.  I got to play cards every night...

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KEEPING BUSY
Life continues at a fast pace here.  Aileen just spent four days in Victoria staying with her cousin's wife while the daughter had a break to go visit her husband who is working away.   Aileen said she and Irene had a good time visiting. I did a day of geoc...

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BACK FROM THE ROAD TRIP
We are back on Vancouver Island after our big road  trip.  It was a different experience staying in a fancy hotel after so many years or RVing.  We stayed two nights at Bev and Kev's in Salmon Arm on the return instead of the planned one because of a major ...
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