I have been away from my “home” now for a month and a half. I realized how important my definition of “home” was to me, the day I left. As soon as I reached Duncan, well, before I even passed through Port Alberni, I was yearning for the water. It was only a matter of … More Why Home is Not Just a Building
Since my work hours have shifted and I am working until 6pm every day, I have been treated to some amazing sunsets over the waters of Clayoquot sound. I commute by boat – a 35+ minute ride between the Village of Ahousaht on Flores Island and the town of Tofino. By the time I close … More How Can I not Make a Post Celebrating Last Night’s Sunset
When disaster strikes on the water, we think of the Coast Guard. However, what happens if the Coast Guard isn’t there for you? The village of Ahousaht has come to rely on their own in an emergency. That’s not to say the Coast Guard isn’t involved, but more often than not, they request any available … More Another Tragedy on the Water
Catface Mountain is a symbol of the Clayoquot Sound region. It has been a part of the skyline for thousands of years. From the Nuu-Chah-Nulth village of Ahousaht on Flores Island, it dominates the landscape and is visible from nearly every vantage point. From Tofino, it stands alongside Meares Island’s Lone Cone Mountain – Brothers … More A Mountain that Symbolizes a Nation
What a beautiful and unexpected way to end the day! We didn’t think we would get to meet up with the pod of orcas that was in the sound and in fact, we had no clue where they were. But 10 minutes from home, smashing through the glassy calm waters, came one of the youngest … More Orca Surprise!