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shipwright

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03-22-2013 11:19 PM

The Arizona desert isn’t a bad place to spend your winters but when you have salt water in your veins, sooner or later you start to need an ocean. Just to get me thinking of home again, a friend recently sent me this video shot in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. You can call it that … I call it home.

It is a little arty, .... but then that’s the Cowichan Valley. :-)

Take a look and welcome to my part of the world for a few minutes.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/


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nwbusa

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#1 posted 03-22-2013 11:33 PM

I’ve travelled to and lived in many different parts of the world, and I wouldn’t trade our neck of the woods for anywhere else. I bet a lot of people feel the same way about where they live, which is what makes it “home”.

-- John, BC, Canada

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#2 posted 03-22-2013 11:34 PM

Wonderful Video Paul and it sure looks like a great place to live. I can think that you and your wife are very happy to be going home. Have a safe and enjoyable journey.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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MrHart

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#3 posted 03-23-2013 12:04 AM

Looks like a beautiful place to live sir and I like how the video was made. Pretty cool.

How may bedrooms does your home have and what time does your wife serve breakfast? I’m just planning my summer.

-- MrHart

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shipwright

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#4 posted 03-23-2013 12:30 AM

No extra bedrooms but I’d take you sailing.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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MontanaBob

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#5 posted 03-23-2013 12:32 AM

Thank you….It’s refreshing to know that the human race is doing well…

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#6 posted 03-23-2013 12:37 AM

HEY Paul that is one beautiful video, I can see why you were homesick. ED

-- Ed Port Republic

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 12:45 AM

I think I could learn to to get by there. :-)

Thanks for sharing that beautiful video, Paul.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#8 posted 03-23-2013 12:58 AM

That was really awesome and enjoyable Paul…It is nice to have 2 homes to go back and forth to…but one will always be that extra special Place…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#9 posted 03-23-2013 01:03 AM

Oh you poor thing! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 03-23-2013 01:25 AM

Very NICE…

Thank you… I needed that… Very relaxing…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#11 posted 03-23-2013 02:15 AM

Thanks for sharing Paul, have a good trip home. We have only visited once, but we enjoyed it a lot. Being a flat lander, here in eastern Montana, every time I am close to the ocean, it always makes me feel peaceful.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Bluepine38

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#12 posted 03-23-2013 02:31 AM

I agree with John, and home is here with the mountains, Great Harvest bakery, good music and good people.
The video has great musicians and choral people. Still remember some buddies? who offered to race me
to a log boom in Lake Washington and stood on the dock laughing as I came up from a racing dive trying to
catch my breath. I think Flathead Lake is warmer during the Polar Bear Plunge. Enjoy your home.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Randy_ATX

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#13 posted 03-23-2013 03:25 AM

Very nice! Thanks for sharing. Did anyone else notice that MASSIVE burl at 2:21?

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#14 posted 03-23-2013 05:29 AM

Hmm, that was nice. It reminded me of so many places from Cape Cod to the mountains of Pennsylvania with a little Hawaii thrown in. The music was lovely. Thanks for making my day…..........

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#15 posted 03-23-2013 12:10 PM

….It’s refreshing to know that the human race is doing well…

I was thinking the exact thing thing! Absolutely beautiful Paul. This was a really nice way to start my morning. Like everyone, I can absolutely see why you miss home.

-- Steve

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