Lucille Johnstone Workboat Parade at RiverFest on the New Westminster waterfront today. Always a blast.
I admit as an environmentalist I wonder at all the fuel burned for fun, but the Fraser is a working river, and all these folks from tugs to SAR earn a well-deserved day of fun.
Their skill and professionalism are astounding.
Rivers Day founder Mark Angelo
New Westminster Mayor Jonathan Cote
Oh, I see a cat! Can I give you a tummy rub, cat? I’m coming closer. . . Oh, you’re ignoring me? Ah… Success!
Yumi befriends a feline on our creek walk today:
Byrne Creek walk in SE Burnaby, BC, earlier today. Lots of fungi and some Cats. . . No, not those cats, Cats. . .
Bank hardening in progress as the City’s risk management folks insist there is risk to, um, something, around here, even though this is deep in the ravine and there are no buildings around.
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