So apparently this is my 200th post! At my current rate of posting, though, it would take me more than 8 years to reach 300! Probably I should post more. Be that as it may, I was really productive today! Inspired by Guylty's clean-up (and the fear of next week's visitors seeing how we really live), … Continue reading My 200th Post Is Cleaning Up!
I came back from the beach with new resolve that somehow I would get my life organized enough to do the things that feel good to me, like blogging. We were going to make time to swim every day (did it twice) and I would be home cooking dinner more often instead of working (didn't … Continue reading I Can’t Believe It’s Been 4 Weeks…
It's around a 5-hour drive from Vancouver to Osoyoos, and the scenery changes as we move along the road. Osoyoos is Canada's only desert, so as we approach the town, you can see the vegetation start to change. In a bit of a contradiction, though, the area in and around Osoyoos is also known for … Continue reading The Journey to Here
Leaving this (temps are Celsius of course): For this: Didn't leave by 10 o'clock like we'd hoped, more like noon, but we should be at the beach by dinner time. I worked late last night again, trying to get it all done before I left, but in the end I figured that since I'm not … Continue reading Vacation: Here I Come!
So, how do I get myself back into regular blogging? It's not that I don't have any topics... in fact, my backlog of ideas is so long that I don't even know where to start! Overwhelmed by choice! (A bit of a longer post today to hopefully get me back into the rhythm.) But really, … Continue reading This and That
Yesterday's birthday was pretty low key. I'm so consumed with trying to help my youngest finish up his high school career (as well as with my work) that there is little mind power left to even think about a birthday. I asked him if for my birthday he could try to get out of the … Continue reading Another Year; Another Birthday
Sorry for the 'radio silence'! My sister texted me to make sure I was still alive, given that it has been much too long since I've posted. I wish it were because I was having way too much fun, but alas, no. Just trying to keep my head above water. On the weekend, though, I had … Continue reading One Sunny Day on the Weekend
So, Guylty was asking if the view in Toronto is a nice as the one I left in Vancouver. Well, there are no mountains, but here's the view from the conference centre I'm at during the day. Nice juxtaposition of old and new. (The old is Toronto's Old City Hall.) My hotel has a swimming … Continue reading Toronto Revisited; and Vancouver
Leaving this behind for a week.
A neighbourhood street on a gloomy day: And a little spot of pleasure reminding me of my childhood: