Tag: westcoast

Early bird

Why be a morning person, would it be to listen to the early birds sing as they fetch themselves food before daylight has had the chance to takes it’s place in the sky or maybe it could be to take full advantage of the… Continue Reading “Early bird”

Good morning.

I wake this morning, the weather is gloomy yet I feel brighter then ever. I press start on the coffee machine, the sound of the steaming water along with the birds chirping makes up that perfect morning melody. Derick is sound asleep, catching up… Continue Reading “Good morning.”

Winter on a rain shadowed Island

It’s now the middle of winter, the ground is covered with a mix of mud, fresh grass and blossoming flowers. Roses bushes are beginning to bloom and the locals are getting their gardens beds ready for this spring. The west coast has been treating… Continue Reading “Winter on a rain shadowed Island”

Being a female, traveling carpenter.

As I was growing up, l had the stereotypical idea that by the age of 25 I would be married, working in an office, have a house, kids and in general be settled down near my family. I am now 25, move about twice… Continue Reading “Being a female, traveling carpenter.”

Change of plans

It’s been a while since I took the time write about what’s going on work wise for us, so let me get you in the loop. Before the holidays, we finished the footing on the ocean front here on Saturna Island. Now I won’t… Continue Reading “Change of plans”

You might not have known.

You had an interview with her and wondered why she was so anxious. You might not know that she has been turned down from every other application. You wondered why she took things so seriously. You might not know how many people took her… Continue Reading “You might not have known.”

So far on Saturna Island

It’s been just over a month now that we are living on a beautiful Vineyard on Saturna Island. The sunrises along with the sunsets behind the ocean and mountain view’s have not been disappointing. Our days at work have been a beautiful balance of… Continue Reading “So far on Saturna Island”

For our daughter’s daughters

Let me justify why I’m doing all of this. Why am I writing these blogs, why I work my a** off and what I’m hoping for the futur of the industry. I grew up in a world where there was jobs “for women” and… Continue Reading “For our daughter’s daughters”

Birthday Weekend

So a few weeks ago Derick and I had booked a room at the Water Edge resort in Uclulet, Bc, with a balcony hot-tub with a harbor view with a plan to get some good surfing done. Last week I got a call saying… Continue Reading “Birthday Weekend”

My biggest challenges

Physically Let’s talk about the 3 biggest challenges I’ve had to face to become a carpenter so far. Not saying they are the only ones, but definitely the ones that took the longest for me to get through. So I’m about 5’6” and weight… Continue Reading “My biggest challenges”