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

Hello August

Last weekend, Peter and I took a long weekend trip south of the border - down Seattle way! We headed over Friday evening after work and made it through the Peace Arch by sunset. We were in Seattle together at this same time three years ago so we knew some of the places we wanted… Continue reading Hello August

Day 7 – 30 Day Dress Challenge 2014

The Dress: Thrifted at Goodwill on this trip through Washington. It's a fun, easy-to-wear, shirt-style dress. It's light and sleeveless but not overly casual (at least on the West Coast). It was a little windy while we were hanging out at the beach this morning so I also threw on a cardigan. This was another… Continue reading Day 7 – 30 Day Dress Challenge 2014

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

Long Weekend, Long Weekend, Long Weekend

That's a pretty beautiful pairing of words, isn't it? Oh, Canada! Thanks for the long weekend! What did I do? Got dressed up and had a fancy dinner out with my handsome husband. We had a gift certificate (Thanks Jen!) to a nice restaurant nearby and ate delicious food while watching the rain fall over… Continue reading Long Weekend, Long Weekend, Long Weekend