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Grouse Mountain: Let’s go for a Ride!

I volunteered to be a driver for my son’s 2nd grade field trip last week to the North Shore for a gondola ride up to the top of Grouse Mountain. It was a beautiful day to be up at the … Continue reading

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On the Banks of Heron Lake

VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver is more than just an ordinary garden. It’s an oasis in the middle of the city. A place where life slows down a little. To be enjoyed at a more reasonable pace. On a recent … Continue reading

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The 2015 Port Coquitlam May Day Parade: Everything is Awesome!

The May Day parade in Port Coquitlam is a family tradition. While most years we walk in the parade, this year my kids opted to sit curbside. Better to collect candy they tell me. With all the sights and sounds … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

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All the Bling Bling of the Season

I’ve been taking down my Christmas lights this week. While I like to make the house sparkle through Christmas, there’s something quite wonderful about this late winter clean up. Subtle changes are evident in the garden as I strip away … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

With the Paris attacks in the news over the last week. I’ve been struggling with mixed feelings. The loss of life during the Charlie Hebdo and market attacks was devastating. Radicals, extremists and fear mongers shattered our fragile sense of … Continue reading

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Port Coquitlam Remembers…

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Capturing Summer

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The Treasures of VanDusen Gardens

As far as spring traditions go in Vancouver, there’s one┬áthat can’t be beat. Like clockwork on the Last Sunday of April a steady line of gardeners grow. Dressed in their finest rubber boots and windbreakers, prepared for whatever Mother Nature … Continue reading

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The Perfect Hideaway: Harrison Hot Springs

I took escape earlier this month to the relaxing & beautiful Harrison Hotsprings Resort just an hour & a half outside of Vancouver. Here My Mom & I spent quality time together soaking in the serenity. Child free, even if … Continue reading

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