Powell River Books Blog

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State/Province:British Columbia
Location:Powell River

The Powell River Books Blog features posts about off-the-grid living in a float cabin on Powell Lake in Coastal BC, outdoors activities and the Coastal BC series of books written by Wayne J. Lutz.



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Our float cabin home was built by our good friend John back in 1997. That was before the moratorium on the number of cabins on Powell Lake. That happened in 1999. It was also before BC water leases which came in 2002. Back in '97, you could put your...

Spotted SandpiperA Spotted Sandpiper visits our protective log boom.I've always thought of Sandpipers as little birds skittering across a sandy beach, looking for tasty morsels as waves wash up on shore. I recently learned that Sandpipers go inland t...

Logging dock quad barge campsite.Our float cabin home on Powell Lake faces First Narrows. This gives us prime viewing for tugs with barges that supply logging companies with materials and equipment, and haul booms of logs to the extraction point at t...

Zucchini Dill Pickles

on Sep 17, 2016

If you grow zucchini, you have to get creative. I wanted to try pickles, so I asked Wayne his preference, “dill of course.” I looked in my cookbooks and chose a recipe for cucumbers and substituted small zucchini that would fit in my pint cannin...

Recently, Wayne and I went to the head of Powell Lake for a weekend of quad riding with our friends Dave and Marg. The first day we visited the helipad for heli-logging operations.VIH Kamov Ka-32 at the helipad at the Head of Powell Lake.We were surp...

My good friend Marg brought grapes and plums from her garden to share on our trip to the Head of Powell Lake for a weekend of quad riding. We ate a lot, but there were bunches (literally) left. I hate to be wasteful, so I decided to make a batch of j...

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