2024 travel plans

It is no secret that we love to travel although our trips have been fleeting over the past five years between work pressures, COVID, and then moving. We plan on fixing that this year! We are talking about a number of short trips – weekends away perhaps with an added day here and there –… Continue reading 2024 travel plans

This is dedication

I am in awe of people who can think things like this through.

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Good bye Christmas

We’ve spent the past three days packing up all of the Christmas stuff and putting the boxes and totes away in the basement. It is indeed amazing how bare the house looks when the Christmas things are gone. It will be a bit better after we do a big clean on Monday and then bring… Continue reading Good bye Christmas

Goodbye 2023

I’ve seen a lot of people posting retrospectives of 2023 this week. I guess it is the natural things to do as one year grinds to an end and a new one comes closer. Grinds seems to be an apt word for 2023. Yes, I’d like a less grindy year for 2024. I’m not normally… Continue reading Goodbye 2023

Nose hare

I know it is twisted but this really made me giggle! Winter can be so bleak that humour is often needed.

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Cats under the tree

I’m not sure why this is the case but the second we lay the tree skirt under the tree one of the cats makes himself cozy. Sometimes both together. This happens without fail every single year. It doesn’t matter if they are new to the household some feline genetic wiring tells them to claim this… Continue reading Cats under the tree

Lunch at Liquidity wines

Liquidity wines in Okanagan Falls has been one of our favourite Okanagan wineries for some time. It has so much going for it – lovely location, art installations, wonderful restaurant, interesting architecture, and yes, excellent wines. We’ve been a member of their wine club for fine years. It’s only an hours drive from home but… Continue reading Lunch at Liquidity wines

Miku Vancouver

The highlight of our visit to Vancouver was dinner at Miku. Situated along the Burrard Inlet next to Vancouver’s landmark Canada Place, Miku delivers gourmet Aburi cuisine paired with its signature energetic ambience, attentive service, and beautiful view. Originally located on West Hastings Street in Coal Harbour, Miku first introduced its Aburi-style cuisine to Vancouver… Continue reading Miku Vancouver