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In the doldrums of winter, my friends and I reminisce about the yearly pink salmon runs on the island—bluebird skies, warm and pleasant weather...

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Where to Get Salt Ice on Vancouver Island

In the doldrums of winter, my friends and I reminisce about the yearly pink salmon runs on the island—bluebird skies, warm and pleasant weather...

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