Today’s photos were taken in the Bella Coola Valley. After many miles of plateau country, BC’s Highway 20 dives off The Hill, going from a 5,000 foot elevation to sea level in 27 miles of gravel roads with multiple tight switchbacks (around one of which we found the bear I showed you last week). At the bottom, it opens up into a flattish valley surrounded by the Coast Mountains, first-and-second-growth forests, sparkling creeks, and terrific farmland.
This area hasn’t been affected by the forest fires I’ve been mentioning the past few weeks, other than road closures for driving out. They do have sea and air access. Meanwhile, above them on the plateau country, some fires of many square miles are still burning out of control. The populations of entire towns and cities have been evacuated for over a week while emergency personnel continue the fight to save their homes. We do have several comparatively small fires in our region, none threatening communities or affecting air quality at this time. Please do keep praying!
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On Monday, Jackie Castle welcomed us to Sweet Grove: a small town with a big heart.
On Tuesday, Valerie Comer presented an Interview with Myles Sheridan… and giveaway.
On Wednesday, Autumn Macarthur shared a Whole New Kindle World (and a new book)
On Thursday, Merrillee Whren offered a Moon Day Giveaway.
On Friday, Staci Stallings explored her thoughts on The Price of Silence.
On Saturday, Jolene Navarro shared her Simple Joys in a Complex World… and giveaway.
Monday: Narelle Atkins
Tuesday: Elizabeth Maddrey
Wednesday: Julie Arduini
Thursday: Melanie Snitker
Friday: Kimberly Rose Johnson
Saturday: Marion Ueckermann
On Board for Romance (Homegrown Love 1) (Arcadia Valley Romance 7) by Annalisa Daughety
Memories of Mist (An Urban Farm Fresh Romance 3) by Valerie Comer
Cherish by Autumn Macarthur, Heather Gray, Elizabeth Maddrey, and four others
Learning from Experience (re-release) by Ginger Solomon
Season of Hope (Rios Azules Christmas 3) by Alexa Verde
Picnics & Promises by Autumn Macarthur, Marion Ueckermann, and four others
A Courtship for Clover (Seven Suitors for Seven Sisters 5) by Marion Ueckermann
His Father’s Son (Sweetapple Falls 1) by Autumn Macarthur
Love’s Healing Touch (First Street Church Romances) by Autumn Macarthur