Powell River Books Blog

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Blog Tags:Canada, British Columbia, books, travel, cooking, gardening, life, flying, outdoors
Country:Canada
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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Banana SlugBanana slug on Stella Lake Road.During summer, Wayne and I took our quads over to Vancouver Island to ride on logging roads and trails. We camped at Stella Lake northwest of Campbell River.One evening while taking a walk along Stella Lake...

Salal Berry Jam

on Sep 7, 2017 in: Plants

Salal leaves are used by florists and the berries can be eaten.The granite cliff next to our float cabin gives way to forest. In the shade of firs, hemlocks and cedars a green-leafed shrub called Salal thrives.I've tasted the berries before. They are...

I is for Xplornet Satellite Internet Our cabin as it looks today.When we purchased our cabin in 2001 it was a vacation destination while were both working as educators in Los Angeles. Back then, we made the decision not to have either television or I...

Echo Bay on Gilford Island and Billy Proctor seem to attract strong women who love the outdoors and nature to its fullest. Three of these women have written about their lives to share their experiences and inspire us.I’ve reviewed books by Yvonne M...

At Home Up the Lake

on Aug 29, 2017

H is for At Home Up the Lake Arrow 997 over Powell River Airport.If you've been following my blog, you know that our home is a float cabin on Powell Lake in Coastal British Columbia.We discovered Powell Lake and float cabins during our 2001 summer fl...

Float garden hoop tunnel to provide protection.In June I attended a meeting of the Powell River Garden Club. The guest speakers came from our local Mother Nature gardening center and focused on fall and winter gardens. In order to get ready to harves...

Amethyst eggplant is container sized.Wayne and I want to be healthier and lose weight.  We read Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman and have put many of his recommendations into action.  Growing some of our own food has helped for sure.A big eye op...