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Carmen Venturi
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Okamino and Beyond Saturday, June 6, 2015 The Saskatoons are almost ready on the WRT hike. The July/August like heat has turned my brain to afternoons at the beach and in fact, swimming as if it were July and August. It is stunning.   Peter and his dog Sieb...

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Okamino and Beyond Tuesday, June 2, 2015 It stopped raining long enough to run up Knox, though we weren't entirely sure we would avoid the rain, and so the umbrellas came along. It was Vancouver-like, a heavy downpour that is quenching the gardens and fores...

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Okamino and Beyond Saturday, May 30, 2015 A beautiful bike ride today, sunny and moving to hot during the afternoon. Enough to go to the beach and a dip. What a treat at Maureen and Jim's in the evening in honour of Vreni's birthday. This lady was making fr...

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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 Realized that I'd missed Tuesday and so dropped it in here. heArt Fit morning sees Faith's interpretation of a microscopic view of bamboo.  My photo does not do it justice, as the colours are far more vibrant. An interesting composit...

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Okamino and Beyond Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 WRT Hike early this muggy morning and the woods are humid, an unusual smell in the usually dry Okanagan. Spied this little guy lapping up sunshine. He/she let me get very close to take pictures. When we were youn...

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Okamino and Beyond Thursday May 21, 2015 The Mission Creek is showing off on my bike ride today.  I've been absent from my blog, getting ready for a party in honour of my husband's 65th birthday on the 23rd. He doesn't like huge demonstrations and events fo...

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Okamino and Beyond Tuesday, May 19, 2015 heArt Fit day is always a bit of a blur, a good one though. Keith brought in a self-portrait, albeit when he was a bit younger and had more hair, for Renata.  Renata didn't see this as a completed work, thinking she ...

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Okamino and Beyond From Penticton I rode the KVR north as far as the first tunnel.  The surface was smooth enough for my hybrid bike's narrow tires and since it was a sunny Victoria day, there were many people of the same mind as me there. The heavy rains f...

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Okamino and Beyond It's an urban hike over the hills to downtown today, necessitated by the rain which hasn't stopped all night and all morning.  The ducks are almost able to swim in the tennis court, but are having no difficulty on the submerged pathways. ...

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Okamino and Beyond Saturday bike ride, meandering through Kelowna past the "King's Garden" along the Dillworth pathway.  Can poppies be out so early? From the Bluebird beach that we frequent in the summer, we saw many many big and little sailboats in format...
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