Sooke Christmas Lights Map 2015

Last night, I piled the family in the car and went out in search of the best Christmas lights displays in Sooke. While I didn’t have time to drive every street in Sooke, I think I covered a lot of ground, from up Otter Point Road, over to Broomhill, down Whiffen Spit, and Sunriver Estates. I’dContinue reading “Sooke Christmas Lights Map 2015”

Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights Display

Last night, my wife and I got out and enjoyed the crisp December evening and headed out to world-famous Butchart Gardens on the Saanich Peninsula. Every year they decorate the gardens in thousands of lights, creating a truly magical Christmas experience. Despite the sub-zero temperatures, it was a gorgeous, starlit evening, and the lights wereContinue reading “Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights Display”

Sooke Spirit Festival was a Success – Sailpast Video

This past Saturday saw the 2nd annual Sooke Spirit Festival which was a resounding success. What started as a small event in a snowstorm last year, grew into a well organized and well attended family affair this year. I was driving the lead boat (the Coast Guard Auxiliary boat) in the sailpast, and managed toContinue reading “Sooke Spirit Festival was a Success – Sailpast Video”

Sooke Spirit Festival – Parade and Sailpast – Saturday, Dec 5

The Sooke Harbour Chamber of Commerce and The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Unit #37 – Sooke invite one and all to the Sooke Spirit Festival, which takes place tomorrow, Saturday, December 5th, 2009. Right in the heart of the town centre, come join us in getting into the Christmas spirit! What’s happening? Shopping: The paradeContinue reading “Sooke Spirit Festival – Parade and Sailpast – Saturday, Dec 5”

Friday Morning Link Fest – Christmas, Etc. Edition

That’s right, folks, it’s a link fest. I don’t think I’ve ever actually done one, and I’m not sure why. I read lots of stuff online and I really should share more with you. HMCS Rudolph: The 21st annual navy lighting contest gets underway tonight at CFB Esquimalt. Protecteur, Winnipeg and Algonquin will be partContinue reading “Friday Morning Link Fest – Christmas, Etc. Edition”