October 29th, 2013 by Jan

I swear I could get in a car with Ken and go anywhere. We ride well together.

Yesterday, we drove out to Steveston, BC. It is a suburb of Richmond in the lower mainland, right on the water. It was lovely. We walked in the seaside park and watched and listened to birds. Then talked to several locals about what it was like living there and we were given loads of information, maps, and take home guides to events. We ate fish and chips outside, in the sunny weather, and as much as we liked it, it’s not the place for us. It would be a great place to take people who come to visit though and I’m surprised we’ve never visited before.

After the walk around, we drove out River Road and spent two hours poking around RVs. Our salesman Jared was terrific in showing us the differences between class B, B+ and C.

I’m a very hands on kind of girl, so it was good for me to be able to get in different styles, to see what we like and don’t like. What I don’t like is the price — but as Jared said, “No one needs an RV, so if you are concerned about the mileage you will get, you are kidding yourself as to why you want one.” They are definitely luxury items, even the small ones.

We came home through some of the worst commuter traffic I’ve ever been in. I had to wonder what the reward is for the people doing that daily. They must either have the best job ever, an incredible home to go home to, or great company on the ride. Because to spend hours of your day on the road, bumper to bumper… well, there has to be some type of payoff somewhere. I heard it said,, “You aren’t in traffic, you are traffic.” We just flowed with it all and made it home after a wonderful day of exploring.

Ken and I are always looking for an interest we can share. For the most part we don’t like to do the same things as the other. But after yesterday it is clear that, watching birds and riding in cars are two things I can do with Ken for a long time.

Here is a photo of a few of the snow geese we saw flying above us.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *