When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. When life hands you a snowstorm . . .

...make a snowman! When I wasn't building snowman today, I was shoveling snow. Mostly the shoveling thing. Oh yes. It kept snowing all night long and that means we had to clear snow 3 times in 24 hours. I don't know what the official snowfall was, but on my deck it was around 24 inches … Continue reading When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. When life hands you a snowstorm . . .

Move North, they said. It’ll be an adventure, they said.

Today, this is happening . . . I took that picture around 10 o'clock this morning and as I'm writing this it's 5pm . . . we've just finished shoveling/blowing that same amount of snow yet again. Weather Network is predicting 25cm before the day is out (that's close to a foot, for my American … Continue reading Move North, they said. It’ll be an adventure, they said.

Holiday Greetings from the Great White North!

2018 has been an adventure for us. Selling our condo, living with relatives for 2 months (eternally grateful for the hospitality and getting to make up for all the years of not seeing enough of a dear sister), travelling all over British Columbia like a couple of gypsies in a Westfalia, and finally buying our … Continue reading Holiday Greetings from the Great White North!

…and that’s what Christmas is all about…

It's a campground in the little town of Vanderhoof, BC, on the bank of the Nechako River, a world renowned bird sanctuary and home to some great hiking and biking trails. But today, in the bitter chill of a Northern December day, it's a series of stages where the greatest story ever told is unfolding … Continue reading …and that’s what Christmas is all about…