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Build a Gingerbread Lighthouse for Christmas

Author and friend Elinor DeWire posted the photo at left on her Facebook page. I was interested to see if it was real or not so I did a Google Image Search for the photo and look what I found! This is definitely a gingerbread lighthouse and the page below from Coastal Living has the […]

Now You Have to Cook Them!

After posting the story Then You’ve Got to Clean Them! I obtained permission from Pacific Wild to use some photos showing the cooking of the salmon by the people in Bella Bella, British Columbia (BC). These pictures just made me drool. The people were cooking planked salmon which has to be one of the tastiest ways […]

Then You’ve Got to Clean Them!

Nice fish eh? This one is a forty-seven (47)  pound (21.3 kg) Spring Salmon. (Possible)Related posts: Now You Have to Cook Them! West Coast Recipes – Part One Triple Island Lighthouse is a Great Place to Fish! Powered by YARPP.

West Coast Recipes – Part One

  I thought this might be interesting for people in other parts of the world who read this website. There are many food recipes associated with the West Coast of Canada and USA – many from the First Nations people, and many from the residents be they mariners, lighthouse keepers, villagers, prospectors, hunters or others. […]

Are You Looking for Lighthouse-Related Items?

When I was browsing a crafty website called Completely Coastal which I reviewed earlier I came across an advertisement for Etsy. Searching for things lighthouse, I typed that into the Etsy page search box. The page in the picture below came up. It is page one (1) of two hundred eighteen (218) pages of lighthouse-related […]

Lighthouse Restaurant in Indiana, USA

If we can have a Lighthouse Restaurant in British Columbia, Canada, then why not another, but different one in the USA? You are guaranteed that if it has a lighthouse theme, then seafood will be served. This one appears to have a great reputation. The Lighthouse Restaurant of Cedar Lake, Indiana was voted “the best […]

The Lightkeepers by Graham Chandler

Originally published in the January/February 2007 issue of Legion Magazine We hadn’t expected gourmet Hungarian goulash served up on Royal Doulton china. But at the Cape Scott light station on the remote northwestern tip of Vancouver Island–a place that is normally engulfed in wet grey and storms–today is an exception. The sky is azure, there’s not […]

Mother’s Day Brunch in Canada 2012

Many Canadians celebrate Mother’s Day by showing their appreciation for Mothers or Mother figures. The Mother’s Day date in Canada is on the second Sunday of May each year and it will be on Sunday, May 13, 2012 this year. For all of you living on southern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada (or in […]

Thomas Crosby V – One of the “Bookboats”

One of the most frequent visitors to the lighthouses, beside the Coast Guard (CG) ships and helicopters, was the United Church medical mission boat, nicknamed a God-Boat or Godship, the Thomas Crosby V (TCV). The following article used to be on the Prince Rupert Library (PRL) website. The article was borrowed with their permission before it […]