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View from the peak of Ha Ling
The Start Line
Evening in Chinon
Lazy Man's Cabbage Roll Casserole
Raspberry Blueberry Jam

Homemade Raspberry-Blueberry Jam

There is a perk/downside to having a blog and that is the ability of viewing and analyzing my website statistics. When I first started ...

Orion Nebula

Valuable Work Lessons from an Astronaut

I don't like audiobooks. Here's why. The first audiobook I ever borrowed from the library was Bossypants by Tina Fey. I was pumped ...

photo courtesy of iheart-stolenimages.blogspot.com

Hitchhiking Women: Courageous or Crazyness?

I just returned from a week in the Rocky Mountains and I noticed there were quite a few hitch hikers. The majority were men but there ...

Montreal Skyline from Mount Royal

Microbrewery Bike Tour in Montreal

If you go to Montreal the best thing you can do is to rent a Bixi bike and hit the streets in search of craft beers. [caption id="attachment_2033" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Montreal Skyline from Mount Royal[/caption] Conveniently, my better half has created a map of our microbrew pub crawl ...

Modest Mouse rocking out... checked that off the bucket list.

Montreal: Osheaga Festival and Hipsters

A couple weeks ago, Billy and I hopped on a plane to Montreal. Reflecting on our trip, I can't think of a more opposite city compared to where I live now (near Red Deer, AB). One is primarily French, the other English. Montreal is bohemian. Red Deer is hardworking oilpatch city. Montreal is consumed ...

Overhead paragliding shot with Altitude Adventures company

Paragliding in Golden

“So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!” J.M Barrie, Peter Pan There I was, standing on a peak of Mount Seven in Golden, B.C. I just signed a form waving any legal responsibility ...

photo courtesy of the National Post

Summer Plans: Exploring Canada

Summer 2014 oozes adventure: mountains, camping, rafting, hiking, and urban exploring. I have three big trips planned and I'm looking forward to each one of them. Billy and I have family members visiting us from England and Belgium in July and September. Then, in August, we are going to Montreal for a ...