Lynda Tyler is a teacher, traveler, hiker, reader and BC Lions fan who is continually striving to live in the moment. A difficult feat for someone who spends much of her free time reasearching and planning her next travel adventure. A resident of South Delta for 40 something years, Lynda believes in the old adage, "There's no place like home!" You can visit her travel blog at http://tylerrossabroad.blogspot.ca or follow her on Twitter @LTyler24.
Anne Murray is the author of A Nature Guide to Boundary Bay and Tracing Our Past ~ A Heritage Guide to Boundary Bay and a major contributing author to the Georgia Basin Habitat Atlas: Boundary Bay. Anne volunteers with a number of non-profit organizations and has had a life-long interest in birds, nature, history and different cultures.
Voles can be serious problems in lawns and gardens, tunneling under the lawn and eating the grass, bulbs, tubers and roots. Voles are small rodents that are similar in size to mice and moles. Voles. . .
Twenty plus DNCBers enjoyed a spectacular outing to, from and on Sidney Island, the Gulf Islands National Park. We had some superb sightings, including rare species, on a gorgeous Wednesday in BC. . . .
On Wednesday morning, twenty-one DNCBers enjoyed a glorious and productive walk around Burnaby Lake Regional Park. Check out the beaut photos of the birds (some rare), animals, flowers and people . . .
Twenty-two DNCBers enjoyed an overcast but very comfortable Wednesday morning outing along the Fort to Fort trail in Derby Reach Regional Park. We had a few neat sightings, and lots of good chatter. . .
About 30 folk participated in our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing on Wednesday morning in Boundary Bay Regional Park. Not a lot of sightings but a beautiful walk in a gorgeous park with a lot of . . .
Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a “local” outing on Wednesday to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal, then the ponds on TFN land, then Reifel Bird Sanctuary. We had over 50 species seen (see Anne’ eBird list); . . .
Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday on our “away” outing to a number of parks on Whidbey Island. We saw several species, including pelagic birds that we don’t often see in the B.C. Lower . . .
I saw this bee on a California lilac and couldn’t resist trying to get a photograph, although it did not stay still enough to get more than this blurry image. I love the orange and yellow colouring. . .
A high protein breakfast is a perfect way to start the day. It keeps us sated and ensures balanced blood sugar throughout the day. It really is true–breakfast is the most important meal of the day. . . .
During the summers that we are in town, we head up to the Shuswap to Sandy Point Resort. For us, it is an opportunity to relax, enjoy the climate and reconnect with friends from Alberta. My husband. . .
This healthy meal choice is quick and easy, which always a good weeknight option–especially on hump day. Use ground turkey, low sodium soy sauce, sesame seeds, grated fresh ginger, minced garlic and. . .
This summer I have become obsessed with pressure washing. For people who know me, this is pretty surprising. I am more of an inside worker. I look after the day to day cooking, cleaning, shopping . . .
Now here's a great appetizer for a summer get-together. Although they look super fancy–and as such could definitely be served at a more formal sit down dinner–they are easy enough to whip up for an . . .
It is 10 am Sunday morning and there are ten people flitting around my kitchen. There is the sandwich assembly line, the wrappers and the baggers. The final outcome of this hustle and bustle is 150. . .
I was sitting on a beach in the Shuswap this past weekend being educated by my friend Maureen, on the Tsawwassen thrift store circuit. Maureen is also a resident of South Delta, but she falls into. . .
Is there anything better than a nice pasta salad with red wine while reclining in a good chair and soaking in the summer sun? Well, while this might look like a perfect noodle to nibble, this recipe. . .
Students at English Bluff Elementary School recently got their hands dirty planting a special tree to mark their school’s 50th anniversary. “This tree was planted to mark our 50th anniversary as a . . .
About 34 (Wow!) casual birders enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday morning wandering around Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP). This was the June version of our quarterly Birds on the Bay outings in BBRP. . . .
With summer rapidly approaching, now is the best time to get the freshest and healthiest spring greens. Use whatever mixed greens you like (about one cup per person). I like making my own mixtures . . .
Vancouver Morris Men are coming to St. David’s Big Lunch on June 1 to help parishioners welcome friends and neighbours to a U.K.-inspired block party in the church parking lot. The familiar English . . .