Book Review – Travels in the Scriptorium by Paul Auster

I had two reactions to Travels in the Scriptorium by Paul Auster (Henry Holt, 2007).  The first – and perhaps thus the truest- came right when I finished reading it. Peter and I were on the ferry, on our way home. I closed the book and set it down on my lap. Peter looked up… Continue reading Book Review – Travels in the Scriptorium by Paul Auster

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Smuggler Cove Hike

Smuggler Cove is a short hike through a provincial park, about ten minutes away from us. Peter and I hiked through the park about two years ago and went back again on Saturday to enjoy a gorgeous day of sunshine. The path starts out rough but groomed with boardwalks taking you across the marshy sections.… Continue reading Smuggler Cove Hike

Signs of Spring

And God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the Heavens to separate the day from the night. And let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days and years, and let them be lights in the expanse of the Heavens to give light upon the Earth." And it was so.… Continue reading Signs of Spring

Snow and Sunshine – Spring Break 2013

When you think Spring Break, you generally think "beach", right? Me too. However, that's not what my spring break vacation looked like this year. Pictured below: Spring Break 2013 Peter and I snuck away for a few days in Whistler. You might know it as the ski resort town that hosted the 2010 Olympics. You… Continue reading Snow and Sunshine – Spring Break 2013

Fashion Blogger Fail

Like I mentioned in my previous post, I went shopping last weekend. It was the first time I've done a lot of shopping in a while and I wanted to share some of it with you. So I took this picture: But man, that's boring. That's just some clothes on a bed. And that t-shirt… Continue reading Fashion Blogger Fail

Eight Highlights of the Weekend

1. Pulled pork and beer Friday night. 2. This arrived in the mail. Total surprise from a friend. So awesome. In case any of you were wondering, yes, it's always okay to send me beautiful signed copies of books. Especially books I love. 3. A trip to Vancouver (aka "The Big City") This included such… Continue reading Eight Highlights of the Weekend

International Women’s Day – A Book List

March 8th is International Women's Day. I am very aware that I live in one of the best times and places to be a woman. No, it's not perfect and there is much work left to be done, but I'm also very, very fortunate. In honour of this day, I thought I would share with… Continue reading International Women’s Day – A Book List