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A Beautiful Day for a Hike

Yesterday I had a wonderful day doing what I love the most – exploring nature with a friend. For the locals: We headed out to Buntzen Lake in Port Moody. 211 more words



Last week during my stay in Santa Cruz, I visited the Monarch Butterfly trail at Natural Bridges State Beach.  I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised to find hundreds of beautiful butterflies flying above me!   60 more words


Tofino - Canada's rugged West Coast

Exploring Vancouver was great. I can totally understand why the city is among the world’s most livable cities. But as usual, I got itchy feet after a a few days and it was time to move. 1,492 more words


Snapshot Memories of the Week: San Diego, CA

Snapshot memories is a new weekly series, giving a visual glimpse into different destinations and unique ways to view them. It’s also a way for me to look back on travels that occurred before and after I started this blog, and to give each place I’ve traveled the attention it deserves.  612 more words



The huz and I have a really great problem to have. We love both of our families a lot. like, really, really a lot.

And we typically can only go see one of them for the holidays and only for one holiday at that. 323 more words


A Gloomy Day in East LA

It’s a gloomy day in East LA.

The smog is swept away and our troubles

right behind.


No time for the working way

All the palm trees laid out… 41 more words


Check out Forage Restaurant in Downtown Vancouver

Although I love food and wine and keeping up on what’s new in the city, I don’t always get out to all the restaurants when they first open. 390 more words