Not ready to let this beautiful day go just yet, we stopped into Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park for a look-see. Every time we have come to the island by ferry or air, we have passed this lake and wondered…What is it like? Surprisingly, not even Grampa who has lived in the area for 12 years had been here. So, Scorrrrre!
Not much to tell. After working for 3 companies over 43+ years (38 years 7 months with my last company), I finally got that promotion I had waited my entire career for……retirement.
I have been exploring this new career for the past 7+ years and while it is not always exciting, the chance to do what I want for myself and my family instead of what my company wants has been very fulfilling. Early on, there was a long list of projects in my “to-do” hopper and I attacked these projects with a vengeance for the first 9 months of retirement. Eventually, my brain told me that this was not what retirement was about, so it took me another 5 months before my industriousness again took over and I attacked another line of projects, this time somewhat shorter and less complicated, as well as many new projects related to the family weddings in 2016. After going hard for 6 weeks and 3 weddings, my body was telling me to relax, then the flu bug hit and as soon as that was done with me, my sciatic acted up. No rest for the wicked. In 2020 and 2021, the Covid 19 pandemic changed the whole retirement gig. I was lucky to not be still working, for sure.
I enjoy photography, gardening, working with my hands, walking, cycling, skiing, travelling, reading and creating special photo and video productions obtained in my first pastime. I may never become wealthy in any of these pursuits, but I already feel I am rich in life experiences far beyond any expectation.
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4 thoughts on “Beaver Lake”
Looks like the perfect spot for a perfect, sunny day! Grandpa sure is getting the royal treatment 🙂
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At least we managed to satisfy our curiosity as to what this park has to offer. Grampa enjoyed his outings. Thanks for reading Lyssy. Allan
Good choice for making a stop and having a look around.
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Thanks Scott. Now we know what we have been missing all those other times. Thanks for reading. Hope all is well with you. Allan