A Pieceful Life

A Pieceful Life


I'm so glad that you stopped by, and hope that you enjoy your visit. Here you will find pieces of my life - quilting, cross-stitch, family, travel, friends.
My name is Peg - I am a 60ish wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, friend - and if we're not already related or friends, hope to become your friend too.
We live in the eastern end of the beautiful Fraser Valley, about 1.5 hours east of Vancouver, BC. Empty nesters, we have one son living just a few minutes away, our other son and daughter live in Alberta.
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Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Wonders are Bottomless

We started our day in the Jewel Caves here in SD, a short tour just to get a sense of the wonder of this marvel of nature.  There are over 150 miles of cave down there.
Looking down – it’s a good thing there are lights:017
Looking up (we were 250 feet below ground level:004
We were very happy for stairs and platforms:019

Coming back into the sunlight, we headed for Deadwood, enjoying yet another type of terrain:
Deadwood is the town where Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane are buried.  We visited their gravesites:035
After lunch in a park, we explored the Deadwood City of today:058
Lots of saloons and gambling halls – apparently just as busy and popular now as it was then.
On our way ‘home’ we found a quilt shop:
More about that in another post.
Happy wonderment!  Blessings, Peg


  1. Now what were the chances of coming across a quilt shop out there? Are you sure you didn't do a Google search before you left home?
    I can hear it now..."let's go down this street honey and see what is there...oh look a quilt shop" C'mon, tell the truth.

  2. Sounds like a wonderful day of sight seeing and touring about Peg, and what a way to top it off with a quilt shop!! A perfect day! 8-)

  3. Now that's a place I might consider driving to to see. Looks so interesting. I must have been a Wild West pioneer in a past life... LOL