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This Weather’s Not Even Fit for Ducks

All photos taken February 3, 2022.

If you always waited for perfect weather before venturing out for a walk in February in Vancouver, you might never get outside. Today the rain was intermittent and we opted to take Benji, the Wonder Dog for a walk down to the beach.

We picked up Benji from B & K and set off for Sunset Beach. This is what we hoomins saw.

Light reflections on wet surfaces

Driftwood piling up from November storms

Burrard Bridge and beach artwork

The Ducks (and other birds) of which I speak.

Seagull shenanigans

Ships in the fog and mist

Water off my wife’s back (she is not a duck)

Droopy Daffodils
Underwater Murk
Industrial strength beachcombing
Seawall damage
Every little boy’s dream job
Barge and bridge
Seawall and Inukshuk
The colourful tower on the right is a “reneviction” where tenants paying low rent are kicked out, the tower is renovated in some fashion and then new tenants paying higher rent move in
Breakwater rocks
a huge sea otter
Talk about environmental logging
One last look at the Inukshuk

Published by kagould17

Not much to tell. After working for 3 companies over 43+ years (38 years 7 months with my last company), I finally got that promotion I had waited my entire career for……retirement. I have been exploring this new career for the past 7+ years and while it is not always exciting, the chance to do what I want for myself and my family instead of what my company wants has been very fulfilling. Early on, there was a long list of projects in my “to-do” hopper and I attacked these projects with a vengeance for the first 9 months of retirement. Eventually, my brain told me that this was not what retirement was about, so it took me another 5 months before my industriousness again took over and I attacked another line of projects, this time somewhat shorter and less complicated, as well as many new projects related to the family weddings in 2016. After going hard for 6 weeks and 3 weddings, my body was telling me to relax, then the flu bug hit and as soon as that was done with me, my sciatic acted up. No rest for the wicked. In 2020 and 2021, the Covid 19 pandemic changed the whole retirement gig. I was lucky to not be still working, for sure. I enjoy photography, gardening, working with my hands, walking, cycling, skiing, travelling, reading and creating special photo and video productions obtained in my first pastime. I may never become wealthy in any of these pursuits, but I already feel I am rich in life experiences far beyond any expectation.

14 thoughts on “This Weather’s Not Even Fit for Ducks

  1. Are you sure your lady’s not a duck? Asked her and all? 🙂 Great pictures, as always, loved the birds! It looks very much like “stay at home with a cup of tea” weather! Take care!

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    1. I would never accuse her of being a duck, but if she dresses right, she is waterproof. 😀The rain was fairly soft and it really was not as bad as it could have been. We were glad we got out. Thanks for reading Jay. Allan

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    1. I agree. Bad weather is no more than the choice of appropriate clothing. Benji’s side of the story comes out tomorrow. Thanks for reading Lynette. Our April showers are supposed to start tomorrow afternoon. Allan

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