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May 31.  Bob Black shows off the coffee mug his granddaughter gave him.  Bob has been both Grandad and Dad , raising her from age one.

May 31. Bob Black shows off the coffee mug his granddaughter gave him. Bob has been both Grandad and Dad , raising her from age one.

Jacquie Fitzgerald at home against view to the north of Hollyburn ridge,

Jacquie Fitzgerald at home against view to the north of Hollyburn ridge,


Peter Cracknell relaxes in in the sunshine at his Vancouver Island home

Peter Cracknell relaxes in in the sunshine at his Vancouver Island home

Carmel Goulden in fun celebration style!

Carmel Goulden in fun celebration style!

"Our Vancouver" Television series broadcast with Richard Grundy and Gloria Macarenko , from Gloria's backyard.

"Our Vancouver" Television series broadcast with Richard Grundy and Gloria Macarenko , from Gloria's backyard.


Doug Kerr kidnapped Wayne Williams from a paint job for a social distancing break from labour.

Doug Kerr kidnapped Wayne Williams from a paint job for a social distancing break from labour.

Florence Morrison and Gale Bourne during a garden distancing event at Florence & George's home.

Florence Morrison and Gale Bourne during a garden distancing event at Florence & George's home.

Jim Nelson does wood clean-up in the garden.....

Jim Nelson does wood clean-up in the garden.....


...and Sharie Nelson is working equally hard to get the job done.

...and Sharie Nelson is working equally hard to get the job done.

Alex Pappas enjoys a sunshine break in his yard.

Alex Pappas enjoys a sunshine break in his yard.

John Rogers on the rooftop garden at 8th and Vine in Kits.

John Rogers on the rooftop garden at 8th and Vine in Kits.


Kaayla Ryane (whom many will remember as Leslie Valleau) relaxes under some tree shade.

Kaayla Ryane (whom many will remember as Leslie Valleau) relaxes under some tree shade.

Paisley Woodward watches a parade of friends and colleagues wishing her a happy retirement, evening of May 28.

Paisley Woodward watches a parade of friends and colleagues wishing her a happy retirement, evening of May 28.

Erica Johnson with love cookies for Paisley at the surprise parade for her.

Erica Johnson with love cookies for Paisley at the surprise parade for her.


May 24.  From Donna Jaggard Baird, 5 photos of a social distancing gathering hosted by Donna and husband Doug Baird.  Photo #1: L-R Sandra Ayling, Rick Bennett, John Collins, Shelley Williams, Doug Trent, Norm Thompson, Doug Baird.

May 24. From Donna Jaggard Baird, 5 photos of a social distancing gathering hosted by Donna and husband Doug Baird. Photo #1: L-R Sandra Ayling, Rick Bennett, John Collins, Shelley Williams, Doug Trent, Norm Thompson, Doug Baird.

Photo #2: L-R Sandra Ayling, Rick Bennett (with tulip in mouth!), John Collins, Shelley Williams

Photo #2: L-R Sandra Ayling, Rick Bennett (with tulip in mouth!), John Collins, Shelley Williams

Photo #3: John Collins & Shelley Williams.

Photo #3: John Collins & Shelley Williams.


Photo #4: Sandra Ayling  and Rick Bennett.

Photo #4: Sandra Ayling and Rick Bennett.

Photo #5: Doug Trent and Norm Thompson.

Photo #5: Doug Trent and Norm Thompson.

John Kennedy test driving his new mask.

John Kennedy test driving his new mask.


Drew Keilback says, "Still painting, but feeling a little out of character".

Drew Keilback says, "Still painting, but feeling a little out of character".

Karen Ng, Matthew Baird, Linda Kinney and Heather Wood social distancing on Neil Ritchie's balcony.

Karen Ng, Matthew Baird, Linda Kinney and Heather Wood social distancing on Neil Ritchie's balcony.

Karen Tankard takes a computer break.

Karen Tankard takes a computer break.


Social distancing get together at a Cloverdale restaurant are Keith Martin, Ross Luckow, Joe Cranswick, Rick Beal, Mike O'Neill ...,.

Social distancing get together at a Cloverdale restaurant are Keith Martin, Ross Luckow, Joe Cranswick, Rick Beal, Mike O'Neill ...,.

... with their photo taken by Bob Glumac, sporting good results from his wife's first COVID scissor-cut haircut!

... with their photo taken by Bob Glumac, sporting good results from his wife's first COVID scissor-cut haircut!

May 17.  Joan Athey celebrating Mother's Day in the sunshine.

May 17. Joan Athey celebrating Mother's Day in the sunshine.


For all you Monty Python fans, Peter Dobo says he's waiting to see if his application to join Gumby Theatre has been approved.

For all you Monty Python fans, Peter Dobo says he's waiting to see if his application to join Gumby Theatre has been approved.

Debbie Grinke and husband Dave Padgham, having some Ukulele fun.

Debbie Grinke and husband Dave Padgham, having some Ukulele fun.

John Mang & Susan Wood enjoying a Vancouver Island spring day.

John Mang & Susan Wood enjoying a Vancouver Island spring day.


Catherine Morrin,  bird watching from her deck.

Catherine Morrin, bird watching from her deck.

Ralph Motohashi is grounded from travelling but keeping busy in his garden.

Ralph Motohashi is grounded from travelling but keeping busy in his garden.

Joyce Resin conducts a socially-distanced  fitness class for the women in her condo building.

Joyce Resin conducts a socially-distanced fitness class for the women in her condo building.


Jerry Willamson all dressed up but with no place to go!

Jerry Willamson all dressed up but with no place to go!

May 10.  Joe Cranswick hanging out in the back yard.  Planning social distancing coffee with his CBC technical buddies.

May 10. Joe Cranswick hanging out in the back yard. Planning social distancing coffee with his CBC technical buddies.

Neil Gillon says he's "Not doing much.  Walking?".

Neil Gillon says he's "Not doing much. Walking?".


Bruce Johnston captioned this, "Picture of an old guy working on an even older car".  The vintage car is a 1931 Chrysler!

Bruce Johnston captioned this, "Picture of an old guy working on an even older car". The vintage car is a 1931 Chrysler!

Lisa Kolisnyk and Doug Sjoquist keeping safe on their daily walk to Cates Park.

Lisa Kolisnyk and Doug Sjoquist keeping safe on their daily walk to Cates Park.

Isolation is not hard on the Irish Rovers' Will Millar as he has been painting for 10 years.  It's a labour of love!

Isolation is not hard on the Irish Rovers' Will Millar as he has been painting for 10 years. It's a labour of love!


Mike Oldfield spnds a happy time at Home Depot selecting plants for the home garden.

Mike Oldfield spnds a happy time at Home Depot selecting plants for the home garden.

Peggy Oldfield helps to load the car with the selected flowers.  An afternoon of repotting is next on the agenda.

Peggy Oldfield helps to load the car with the selected flowers. An afternoon of repotting is next on the agenda.

Kirk Williams is smiling behind the mask as he says, "It's the latest look; everybody' is doing it these days!".  In pride of place on the wall is a great photo of Kirk's dog Ripley.

Kirk Williams is smiling behind the mask as he says, "It's the latest look; everybody' is doing it these days!". In pride of place on the wall is a great photo of Kirk's dog Ripley.


What Bill Reiter does when self isolating.

What Bill Reiter does when self isolating.

Old Army & Navy Tee’s come in handy when painting.  Ebba Reiter and her latest yoga painting with Covid-Dragon in background.

Old Army & Navy Tee’s come in handy when painting. Ebba Reiter and her latest yoga painting with Covid-Dragon in background.

Neil Simpson loves to cook with wine and enjoying a glass while he works is equally fun.  Neil has just taken 2 Onion Tarts out of the oven.  Yum!

Neil Simpson loves to cook with wine and enjoying a glass while he works is equally fun. Neil has just taken 2 Onion Tarts out of the oven. Yum!


May 3.  Brad Baldwin spends his social distancing time riding to Iona Beach for fresh air (except at low tide with a westerly breeze!!)

May 3. Brad Baldwin spends his social distancing time riding to Iona Beach for fresh air (except at low tide with a westerly breeze!!)

Doug Bonde working on installing a solar panelling system at home in Squamish..

Doug Bonde working on installing a solar panelling system at home in Squamish..

Terry David Mulligan says, "Not much changed.  Still move my lips and speak into a microphone.  Outside is Nanoose Bay by Parksville with sea lions and eagles."

Terry David Mulligan says, "Not much changed. Still move my lips and speak into a microphone. Outside is Nanoose Bay by Parksville with sea lions and eagles."


Bill Wouterloot - Staging Crewleader, leading a crew of one!  At CBC Vancouver.

Bill Wouterloot - Staging Crewleader, leading a crew of one! At CBC Vancouver.

Mike Johnston and friend relaxing during Covid.

Mike Johnston and friend relaxing during Covid.

Maurice Moses in isolation at home, recorded 2 songs to send his family for Passover and Easter since normal celebrations were impossible.

Maurice Moses in isolation at home, recorded 2 songs to send his family for Passover and Easter since normal celebrations were impossible.


Kathy Gillespie uses isolation time to craft Christmas gifts, making good use of her sewing and Cricut (for cutting vinyl) machines.

Kathy Gillespie uses isolation time to craft Christmas gifts, making good use of her sewing and Cricut (for cutting vinyl) machines.

Lawrence Wright is still working as  golf course considers Grounds and Maintenance an essential service. "I'm out in fresh air cutting grass and loving it!"

Lawrence Wright is still working as golf course considers Grounds and Maintenance an essential service. "I'm out in fresh air cutting grass and loving it!"

April 26.  Gardener Ken Gibson wondering what to do with the trespassing flowering wallflowers in his rose garden

April 26. Gardener Ken Gibson wondering what to do with the trespassing flowering wallflowers in his rose garden


"I can finally wear my favourite outfit without standing out and having people give me strange looks."

"I can finally wear my favourite outfit without standing out and having people give me strange looks."

Clean, clean.  Mr. Clean is Bill Reimer!

Clean, clean. Mr. Clean is Bill Reimer!

Ron Petrescue's daily 45 min workout includes treadmill, weight machine and boxing on punching bag before playing pool against himsel! (He always wins)

Ron Petrescue's daily 45 min workout includes treadmill, weight machine and boxing on punching bag before playing pool against himsel! (He always wins)


Ray & Ingrid Waines with Teddy & Kaylie.  Ray is anxious to have the gym reopen so he can rebuild back muscles.

Ray & Ingrid Waines with Teddy & Kaylie. Ray is anxious to have the gym reopen so he can rebuild back muscles.

On Saltspring, Bruce McDonald with a jigsaw puzzle, of which he has a collection of 130+.

On Saltspring, Bruce McDonald with a jigsaw puzzle, of which he has a collection of 130+.

Alan Walker working on his next column for Old Time CBC TV in Stationbreak.

Alan Walker working on his next column for Old Time CBC TV in Stationbreak.


Alan Waterman sports his Hawaiian Tribal Tattoo mask (purchased on Maui back in March).

Alan Waterman sports his Hawaiian Tribal Tattoo mask (purchased on Maui back in March).

Bill Nevison on his patio in sunny Palm Desert.  Bill runs regularly and group call skypes with his brothers & sister.

Bill Nevison on his patio in sunny Palm Desert. Bill runs regularly and group call skypes with his brothers & sister.

In North Vancouver Alan Stewart installed in the garden of his new home an in-ground watering system and garden lights.

In North Vancouver Alan Stewart installed in the garden of his new home an in-ground watering system and garden lights.


April 19.  Denis Abramsen having a nap after a hard week delivering packages by Purolator.

April 19. Denis Abramsen having a nap after a hard week delivering packages by Purolator.

Patsy Gill reminiscing filming on location in Israel in 1976. She loves her photos!.

Patsy Gill reminiscing filming on location in Israel in 1976. She loves her photos!.

Gordon Gill in his man cave using Virtual Reality headset.

Gordon Gill in his man cave using Virtual Reality headset.


Sharon Bartlett is dredging up long dormant skills,  happy face masks only require straight stitching.

Sharon Bartlett is dredging up long dormant skills, happy face masks only require straight stitching.

Bill Morris & partner Darlene Grieve on an evening walk when it's easier to social distance with fewer people about.

Bill Morris & partner Darlene Grieve on an evening walk when it's easier to social distance with fewer people about.

Ron Devion's Spring ritual, swabbing the back deck.

Ron Devion's Spring ritual, swabbing the back deck.


Chris Paton at her computer creating a story graphic (see it in the current "Auld Acquaintances" column).

Chris Paton at her computer creating a story graphic (see it in the current "Auld Acquaintances" column).

Neil Simpson running model steam train at home (later posting video to share with 5 fellow enthusiasts) instead of meeting together at one home as per normal.

Neil Simpson running model steam train at home (later posting video to share with 5 fellow enthusiasts) instead of meeting together at one home as per normal.

In Toronto Michael Watt quips that, "Belonging to a wine club means never running out of sustenance!".

In Toronto Michael Watt quips that, "Belonging to a wine club means never running out of sustenance!".


Glenn & Karen Weston celebrated 36th wedding anniversary on Apr 7 with BBQ and wine at home instead of their traditional dinner at Ferguson Point Tea House.

Glenn & Karen Weston celebrated 36th wedding anniversary on Apr 7 with BBQ and wine at home instead of their traditional dinner at Ferguson Point Tea House.

April 12. Debra & Hugh Beard with their parrots Merlin & Rafiki. Hugh working on tiling their fireplace.

April 12. Debra & Hugh Beard with their parrots Merlin & Rafiki. Hugh working on tiling their fireplace.

Randy Charlston takes a walk with Waffles.

Randy Charlston takes a walk with Waffles.


Louella Quan Charlston (upper right screen) zooming with friend in Ottawa.

Louella Quan Charlston (upper right screen) zooming with friend in Ottawa.

Ken Golemba puts the finishing touches on yard project at home.

Ken Golemba puts the finishing touches on yard project at home.

Lorna Haeber says, "Don't judge out-of-control Covid-19 hair!  Time to bust out the pigtails!"

Lorna Haeber says, "Don't judge out-of-control Covid-19 hair! Time to bust out the pigtails!"


Stu Jeffries, Morning in Toronto Deejay - working out of home with son in bg.

Stu Jeffries, Morning in Toronto Deejay - working out of home with son in bg.

Mike Oldfield cutting lawns at home for the first time this year.

Mike Oldfield cutting lawns at home for the first time this year.

Peggy Oldfield on the phone more than ever!

Peggy Oldfield on the phone more than ever!


Neil & Mary Trainer have formed a family bubble with daughter Erin, son-in-law Erik and their grandson Woods aged  2 years  and granddaughter Lake  6 months.

Neil & Mary Trainer have formed a family bubble with daughter Erin, son-in-law Erik and their grandson Woods aged 2 years and granddaughter Lake 6 months.