You know the old adage "what's got you so bent out of shape?" The answer is undoubtedly "two weeks on the road, living in a Westfalia!" I am not only bent, I feel downright tangled. I might have to admit that I'm getting a little long-in-the-tooth for this. We put on a lot of miles … Continue reading Channeling My Inner Hippie
"Little darlin', it's been a long, cold, lonely winter. Little darlin', it feels like years since it's been here. Here comes the sun. Here comes the sun, and I say, it's alright..." - George Harrison, The Beatles (1969, Abbey Road) Yesterday the sun came out in all it's summery glory. The Hubs and I spent … Continue reading Here Comes The Sun
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!
Or more accurately, today we make history! October 17, 2018, recreational marijuana is now legal in Canada. Wherever you stand on the issue, I'm just pointing out the fact. And then I'm saying that I think this is an appropriate move in the right direction. But that's all I'm saying (On that subject. For now!) … Continue reading This Day In History …
Eating chocolate for breakfast may be one of the early signs of looming depression. Not clinically recognized, I'm sure, but I feel the anecdotal evidence would support my hypothesis. I didn't technically have chocolate for breakfast, it was more like with breakfast, so I'm probably still OK. Dragged myself out of bed at 6am this morning, after … Continue reading Like Chocolate for Breakfast
Sometime Tuesday morning, as the coffee is poured.... "Good morning." " 'morning!" "It's a beautiful day...sunny...warm. Shame not to be out in it." "Yep. But I guess it's down to the cellar ... still a lot of work down there." "Hm. And it really does need to be done. Of course, … Continue reading …slow ride, take it easy…
Sometimes you have to stop the dirty grueling work and take a day to snuggle a baby. It's good for the soul. I've been reflecting on the choices we've made since selling our condo in Surrey. I've been saying that I had no regrets because it all works out in the end, that the best … Continue reading One Snuggly, Sunny Saturday in September