Cabin Time at Bodega Ridge

Moonrise at Bodega Ridge, Jason Landry, 2012

My birthday isn’t a big deal to me, for the most part it’s just another day, but awhile back I got it in my head that I wanted to go away to a cabin for my next birthday. In particular—and thanks to Bob Kronbauer—I wanted to go to Bodega Ridge on Galiano Island.

My wonderful wife booked us in and this past weekend we made our way over with the kids. We had no set plans, brought books, food and drinks, and decided to just take things as they come. Opening the door and finding a bottle of Prosecco with a birthday note from Jesse and Co. was a great start.

The Property, Jason Landry, 2012

Bodega Ridge is a nice property on the North-west coast of the island. Earlier this year—and again, thanks in-part to Bob— they stocked one of their ponds with Rainbow Trout. I brought rods and tackle for a little catch-and-release fun with the kids, but we never did get around to it. Instead, we explored the surroundings, cooked delicious meals and relaxed by the wood stove. Maybe next time.

Cabin #7, Jason Landry, 2012

It was so nice to get away and not really have to think about anything. That’s not to say we didn’t think, in fact, we did a lot of thinking about what we want to do for our future cabin on Gambier Island. Let’s just say we came back inspired. We’re also convinced that we’ll be back to Bodega Ridge. After all, I turn 40 next year.


  1. What a beautiful location. Happy birthday, sir!

    Comment by Ryan on December 12, 2012 at 10:07 am
  2. Thanks Ryan.

    Comment by Jason Landry on December 12, 2012 at 8:47 pm
  3. This blog of yours is looking the bee’s knee’s!!!!

    Comment by Rohan on January 8, 2013 at 12:08 am

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