Sunday, 28 October 2018

A return to Pickleball

I have been in contact with my Aunt and Uncle who live in Duncan, they were away on holiday and I wasn't able to reach them. They had no idea we had moved here. They are not technically related but I have known them since I was 5 and we have stayed in touch all these years, so I am looking forward to meeting up with them this week. They have invited us to a BBQ, we just need to find a day that works for us all.


There is a large Pickleball presence here on the Island because the game was invented on another Island not that far from here... Funny how I had to go deep into the south to hear about this game when its been right here all along. 

Anyway, I have hooked up with the local Pickleball group here on Salt Spring and look forward to getting back into the swing (pardon the pun).


Marina office, I assume it is not the only one but this one is so small and cute that I just had to take a picture of it.


Beside the Marina is Moby's Pub, we stopped in for an afternoon drink - I don't think we've ever stopped anywhere for an afternoon drink - but I'm glad we did, it was a nice spontaneous change of pace and we both enjoyed it. Even got to watch my Flames play the Capitals... we left during the 5 min OT so I've no idea who one but Go Flames! :D 

We each had an appetizer and the food was very good, we will return here for sure. I don't remember ever eating anywhere here that we didn't enjoy the food... all the restaurants on Salt Spring are fabulous.


Yet another great view of the Harbour and Marina.

6 comments:

  1. Glad you are getting settled in for the season.
    Great pictures of the area.
    Be Safe and Enjoy!

    It's about time.

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  2. We play PB too. I find it harder to see the ball when we play inside. But we are in MI so it's either inside or we don't play until FL in Jan. I love it but my knees not so much.

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    1. Hey FG, Surprisingly my knees are not bothered, so far. I find inside is too noisy but I'll manage just so I can play.

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  3. It is important to get involved with your new community, and PB is a fun way to do it!!

    And to have your Aunt and Uncle close by will help to ease the transition as well.

    Take care ... TnT

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    1. We met new people today, this island is super friendly. We've been looking for a 'home', perhaps this will be it.

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