We woke to rain this morning followed quickly by snow with flakes the size of snowballs. We had already decided to take the girls to Beban Park to go swimming. By the time we hit Nanaimo the snow was coming fast and furious but by the time we left the pool the sun was trying… Read more »
A Windy Night
Gabriola experienced strong winds with gusts around 100 km/h last night and early this morning. The power flickered many times before finally going out at around 5am (where we live anyway) and was out until the early afternoon. We went for a short drive and saw lots of trucks and workers out wrangling branches out… Read more »
We Did It!!
Congratulations Gabriola, we did it. After making it to the semi-finals for the Aviva Community Fund we have moved on to the finals for Gabriola’s Emergency Care Facility. The 25 favourite ideas are currently being reviewed by the competition judges. The competition winners will be announced January 25th, 2010. So with our fingers crossed and… Read more »
First Gabriola Snow!
“The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event”It is the first Gabriola snowfall of the season and as always it is beautiful. The kids were so excited when I got home from work. We quickly got dinner started, got dressed and headed outside. Snowballs and snowmen and snow… Read more »
Gabriola Street View
This past year you may have seen the Google Street View vehicle making its rounds around Gabriola. Well it is now official, visit Google maps and you can take a lovely tour of Gabriola on what looks to be a warm spring day. It covers every road on the island and does a 360 degree… Read more »