Monthly Archives: August 2012

Jazzed about Summerland Fall Fair

The Summerland Fall Fair takes place September 8th and 9th at the Curling Club. The wine and food pairing competition was a huge hit last year. People were packed in shoulder to shoulder to see their favourite local wineries and … Continue reading

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Sedona Man

A few years ago I was in Penticton for the Ironman competition. A friend of mine was attempting the challenging swim/bike/run event for the first time. I was amazed by how supportive the community was. People station themselves along the … Continue reading

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Holiday in the Land of Summer

Day One: Visit with young farmers at Claremont Ranch Organics in Kelowna. Dinner at the Gasthaus in Peachland. (Optional add on: winery/vineyard tour) Day Two: Run¬†part of¬†Ironman route along Skaha Lake. Drive through Upper Bench on the way to Naramata, … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

  Landscaping is often left to the last, but puts the finishing touch on a new home. Albertine and Jim have done a beautiful job on their landscaping at Sedona Heights. They’ve used a lovely mix of drought resistant plants … Continue reading

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Just Peachy!

Growing up in the Okanagan, we always looked forward to the Penticton Peach Festival , especially the parade and the fair rides. That festival is still going strong today, with many of the same beloved activities. Parades, square dancing, sandcastle … Continue reading

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