This fall seems to have flown by and here we are in December already. Life has been relatively quite on the island. We had a couple of very big storms, no major trees down but many many branches. The last storm clocked winds of 98kms and hour….just over 60 mph…..it was a frightening night…we had 9 days straight of record rain fall…things have since dried up and the last couple of days have been warm (for us!) and even a number of sunny days…no complaints. Snow is in the forcast but hopefully not for us, although you can all imagine that Santos wishes otherwise!
In late October we hosted a dinner, wine tasting and overnight on Steep Island with Michelle & Mark of “Cheddar & Co. Specialty Foods Ltd.” in Campbell RIver and Ben & Jill of “SouthEnd Farm Vineyards” on Quadra Island…… Delicious Evening!
Wines were paired with Michelle’s fantastic 6 course meal, all of which had an “apple element”…not just any apple but organically grown from Cortes Island. This was a fantastic evening and was a great joint venture! We plan on doing more of these eveings….
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The 2010 Steep Island Yearly Calendars are at the printers and will be sent off to our clients as soon as I receive them…end of the week….
We are working on a streaming video project at this time. Hopefully we will have a fully operational “FRANNYCAM” so we can watch our favorite birds up close and in action …stay tuned for that.
I leave you with a few of my favorite fall photos ….
’til next time
Cheers from Steep Island