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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My former wire bin composter.During the early years we had shore access. Four years ago our lease required us to remove our stairs to the outhouse (decommissioned in 2018 for an on-float compost toilet), my hillside potato patch, and my compost bin.

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 flying and camping vacation in...

Bats, Bees and Birds

on Jun 18, 2022 in: Animals

Coming home is always fun. We were last here in winter. Now it's spring going on summer, even though Mother Nature is holding on to cold rainy weather. One exciting thing about coming home is checking for critters that return each year.  Small B...

Finally Heading Home

on Jun 7, 2022

Our Powell Lake float cabin home.Last Wednesday Wayne and I drove to the Peace Arch border crossing in Blaine, WA. Most Canadian COVID-19 border restrictions have been lifted for vaccinated travelers. The online ArriveCAN app is still needed. Ru...

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson (Sourcebooks Landmark, 2019) was recommended by my husband Wayne. He's typically a scifi aficionado, but found this historical fiction novel compelling. Through extensive research, the aut...

fromWayne and Margy andPowell River BooksPowellRiverBooks.comWayne and I send each of you best wishes for a very happy Easter. While we are in the Arizona sunshine the Easter Bunny is looking after our spring daffodils and tulips. -- Margy...

Last week I wrote a book review about the epic cross-country horseback trip that Annie Wilkins took from Maine to California. Barbara Kingscote had a similar experience riding across Canada from Quebec to British Columbia in 1949-50. Here's a reprint...