An Afternoon of Reminiscence ~ Feeding the Soul

An Afternoon of Reminiscence ~ Feeding the Soul

A great spring day in the Pacific Northwest is usually defined by blue sky, sunshine, gentle breeze, snow-capped mountains and the pop of vibrant green from the trees. Yesterday was one of those days and more. We started our day with an easy eight-mile hike near our home to avoid the big crowd in most [...]

Ancient City and Spiritual Mountain – a trip through time continues

Ancient City and Spiritual Mountain – a trip through time continues

It's been a couple of weeks since we came back from our first visit to China. We started in Beijing and did the usual tourist attractions. Luckily it was still the low tourist season so it was not as crowded as it would be later in the summer. Even with the rich history in all those [...]

The Great Wall of China – a hike through time

The Great Wall of China – a hike through time

Ever since I was a young child, I have learned about the Great Wall of China through Chinese History class and Chinese songs. When I finally stepped foot on it, the thoughts of the people who were there hundreds of years ago flooded through my mind. How did they do it without the modern day [...]

A Bucket List or A To-Do List?

A Bucket List or A To-Do List?

“Unless we take that first step into the unknown, we will never know our own potential!” ― Allan Rufus, The Master's Sacred Knowledge Since the beginning of 2018, I have been more active physically and pushing myself to try new things that I have always wanted to do but had managed to find all the reasons in the [...]

A Sunny Winter Morning in Discovery Park

A Sunny Winter Morning in Discovery Park

All those hours exploring the great outdoors made me more resilient and confident. ~ David Suzuki After a couple of weeks of rainy and gloomy days, we finally saw the sun this weekend.  It was a little warmer than usual, at least for me a two to three layers of clothing day is a warm [...]