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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Summer Cruisng Part II

on Jul 20, 2019

Going slow through Thulin Passage.With calm winds, we treated ourselves to another cruise, this time up the Strait of Georgia to Squirrel Cove on Cortes Island.We're lucky to live so close to world famous boating destinations. In about an hour, we we...

A Mason Bee  in a nesting block.Since 2016, I’ve encouraged native Mason Bees to nest at my cabin. Mason Bees are solitary and docile. I look forward to their emergence from my homemade bee hotels each year. Here are some of my cabin journal e...

B is for Bumblebees in Daffodil Tents Bumblebees come early each spring to my floating garden. Their arrival coincides with the blooming of my daffodils. The bumblebees like them for two reasons. First, they have pollen available when most other flow...

All of my ingredients ready to go.I had bananas going brown. At the same time we ran out of bread and breakfast rolls. A town trip wasn't on the horizon. What to do? Make Pineapple Banana Bread. Now that we have Xplornet satellite Internet, I went on...

I've kept journals about life at our water access only float cabin on Powell Lake in Coastal British Columbia since its purchase in 2001. We began as occasional "cottage" dwellers while still working as educators in Los Angeles.After retiring in 2005...

Float Cabin Journal

on Jul 5, 2019

I've kept journals about life at our water access only float cabin on Powell Lake in Coastal British Columbia since its purchase in 2001. We began as occasional "cottage" dwellers while still working as educators in Los Angeles.After retiring in 2005...

Summer Cabin Visitors

on Jun 30, 2019 in: Animals

Winter is very quite up the lake at our float cabin home. By late spring, birds and critters start to return. Then as summer starts to settle in, so do they. They come to eat from the abundance in our forest and to raise their young to start a new ge...