Here in British Columbia, we have this new holiday that we get to celebrate every February. It's called Family Day. I can't think of it without being reminded of that Simpsons upside where the card companies make up Love Day. Nonetheless, it's a stat holiday in February, so I'm really not complaining. It's been uncharacteristically… Continue reading Happy Made-Up Long Weekend!
There is a magic that exists in the form of a snowy day. In that first moment after you wake up and you look out the window to see a world transformed. A world fresh and cleansed. Neither Peter nor I actually had a snow day but we enjoyed our snowy day nonetheless. The schools… Continue reading The Light of the World is Here
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
Not to keep harping on my awesome view but...we have a pretty killer view. The fun part though is that it's different at every hour of the day. The tide changes, as tides do. It swirls in and out around that rock in the centre. To the right of where the above picture is, a… Continue reading Views From The Deck
Today is unofficially marked as "Blue Monday" - the so-called "most depressing day of the year". There's some pseudo-science calculation behind it that has to do with the weather/length between holidays/bills arriving after Christmas. If you're in Australia right now, you're probably fine. We had a not very relaxing weekend, I've worked 11 of the… Continue reading Blue Monday Happiness
A year and a half ago, Peter and I bought our first car. This was right before we moved to Chilliwack and we had never owned a car. We needed one in a hurry and so we bought the first car that was within our price range and seemed reasonable. Although the car did pretty… Continue reading Dakota Ridge Exploration