Things That Happened Without the Internet

We moved! And it turned out that our new house had never had internet hooked up before. So we waited two weeks. They sent a guy. He needed a truck. We waited a week. Another guy showed up. And twenty days later we have internet. Yet just as it did in the nineties, life exists… Continue reading Things That Happened Without the Internet

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Thankful

After taking my camera everywhere for a month, packing it with me on trains, subways, mountain trails, and through museums, I guess I needed a break. September 2013 will remain without much photographic evidence in our household. That's okay. Sometimes it's nice to just look at things and remember them that way. This weekend though,… Continue reading Thankful

Summer’s Still Here

Summertime on the Sunshine Coast is an especially wonderful time. The days are long and bright, the water is warm(er) but always refreshing, and there is always something to do outside. From kayaking and mountain biking to sitting on your own or someone else's deck and drinking a cold beer. I honestly feel a little… Continue reading Summer’s Still Here

Why I Hate “Beach Reads”

A day off and a sunny afternoon. Sitting on my deck, plus 20 degree weather, a yummy berry smoothie. It occurred to me that Gabriel Garcia Marquez' News of a Kidnapping was kind of a dark read on such a beautiful day. Not that anyone should be surprised that a true story of kidnappings in… Continue reading Why I Hate “Beach Reads”

A Walk at Low Tide

Another sign of spring around here? Low tide. And I mean looowww tide. A tide so low I could practically walk to the general store from our house (which is located across the bay from us). It gives us a much larger front yard to explore. And underwater treasures to be discovered... The rocky island… Continue reading A Walk at Low Tide

What Easter Looked Like

Porpoises chasing a school of fish past the house. As we were getting ready for church Sunday morning I hear my brother-in-law yelling, "Porpoises! There's porpoises out front!" and we all rushed to the front windows. (Yes, we live in the same town as my in-laws and yes, we stayed the weekend with them for… Continue reading What Easter Looked Like