Living in Squamish I often pass time in the estuary during the wet season. With every stroll I bring my camera; sometimes we stalk birds, or bears while other times I like to pearch up in a tree to take it all in. One day I found myself up in a tree during a slack tide only to re-discover the beauty of the westward mountains as reflected on the estuary surface.
Garibaldi Mountain as seen from Smoke Bluffs summit, Squamish BC
“2011 has come to a end and what better way to spend the last few hours of daylight than out hiking. I borrowed Dex from Climb On and we wandered our way through Smoke Bluffs to the summit. Howe Sound was serene as the sun set and Garibaldi glistened through the clouds. I am very grateful to call Squamish home and eagerly anticipate what is to come in 2012.” ~ Caption from original Flickr posting
When I look back to when this photo was taken, and ponder the events since I find it hard to believe it was only slightly more than a year ago. A whirlwind of change and opportunity has since swept through my life taking me along an unimaginable path towards my dreams. The majority of my ‘plans’ for myself never panned out; instead I leapt through every open door, siezed every opportunity, remained open minded, and most importantly trusted myself.
From then until now, and into the future this is the journey.