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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

On the road

We are 700 km east of Vancouver on the Trans Canada Highway at Golden. From Wikipedia: "Golden is nestled in the Rocky Mountain Trench, built around the confluence of the Columbia and Kicking Horse rivers, surrounded by three different mountain ranges and five National Parks: Yoho National ParkBanff National ParkJasper National ParkGlacier National Park, and Kootenay National Park.
This photo is from the window of our room at the Prestige Inn. We had a reasonable dinner with almost acceptable wine and now J. is watching the Canucks lose their fourth game of seven in the first round of the NHL play-offs on the TV while I update this blog. 


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