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Blowing up the tubes for an outing at Spider Lake a few click's from the family cabin.
Just a little stroll along Rathtrever Beach in Parksville BC for Jim and his lovely wife.
Jim attempting to surf in Tofino BC
The family cabin in Bowser BC (Vancouver Island) where Jim vacations with his family every year. Jim calls it the place where eagles live. Also the place where Jim saw a White Raven in a tree.
Jim plays Santa for a group of mostly First Nations children in Rocky Mtn. House, Alberta. This is in Jim's Second year of recovery.
Jim in his family Bean garden, 2010, look at the size of that bean.
Table is set for Jim's family dinner, 2011
Nothing like a long walk on Rathtrevor Beach near Parksville on Vancouver Island.
Jim in his tenth year of recovery playing a big bongo drum, having so much fun being alive.
These are Jim's Brothers and One Sister. From Left to Right: Glen Mandelin, Clayton Bray, Sister Lana Conroy, Kelly Bray, Richard Bray and Jim.
Jim's Nieces and Nephew: Mary(Glen's daughter) Patrick(Glen's son) Katie(Richard's daughter)
Celtic parade Downtown Vancouver 2011, Jim (far left) Jim's father in - law ( far right) and uncle in - law (middle). They are the Celtic Warriors
Jim's Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor Ron Smith who sponsored Jim from July 1977 until his passing on Aug. 17th 2011. Greatly missed always remembered. R.I.P.
Whale watching off Tofino BC, on the way back from soaking in the hotsprings at Hot Springs Cove
Jim's son(the tall guy),daughter and Jim (Jim's wife taking the picture) and of course the pilot of the plane(next to the plane). On a vacation to Hot Springs Cove just north of Tofino BC
Some of the ladies in the Family: Mary(Glen's daughter), Lana, Katie(Richards daughter and baby in the making), Vivian(Glen's wife) and Teresa(Richard's wife)
'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
'It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
' Henry David Thoreau.