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Goodbye 2018 Hello 2019

Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. ~ Hal Borland Time flies so quickly and leaves us with another year of exciting experiences and fond memories. After a…

Unplugged from a World Away

Sometimes you have to disconnect to stay connected. ~Regina Brett At this day and age, our daily lives consist of everything electronics and online. Computers, laptops, smartphones, video games, social media connections etc. With all the sensory overloads, there comes a time when enough…

June is for New Beginnings

The only thing you can do in this life is pursue your passions, celebrate your bloopers and never stop following your fear. —Grace Helbig June had been a busy month for us, from work to all the activities in between. It also signifies a…

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…

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…

Bringing You the Holiday Season: Pacific Northwest Style

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more…

Experience Banff from New Heights – Mount Norquay Via Ferrata

The mountains are calling and I must go. ~ John Muir I couldn’t have agreed more with this famous John Muir quote. The mountains are magical. I love the feeling of being high up soaking in the sun, the air and just breathe in…

Sentinel Pass – a must do Moraine Lake Trail in Banff

Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life. ~ John Muir Other than Lake Louise, Moraine Lake is probably the other glacial-fed lake that is most photographed. What can be more beautiful than a lake that…

Road Trip Continued – Athabasca Glacier Columbia Icefield

The Icefields Parkway between Lake Louise/Banff and Jasper National Park is one the most scenic routes in the world. For this trip we decided to only drive half way stopping at the Columbia Icefield Centre. We will leave Jasper National Park for another trip….

Hit the Road – Banff National Park/Lake Louise

We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey. ~ John Hope Franklin Our summer road trip has finally come to an end. We…

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