December 21, 2015 - The Christmas display at the Capilano Suspension Bridge, just a block from our home, is a spectacular one. We lived just a few blocks below the Suspension Bridge for almost 20 years and, amazingly, never knew of the existence of the Christmas display until we moved just above it two years [...]
December 19, 2015 - Port Moody, the second to last stop on the route of the annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train. Every year we mean to go out and see it roll in...and every year we forget. This year we remembered finally. We made the effort to drive out to Port Moody, in the pouring [...]
December 16, 2015 - Kirk sent me a text from his work out in Richmond part way through the day. He said "...if you can you should try to get outside and take a picture of the North Shore Mountains they look fantastic..." Today was a particularly spectacular day, and so, on his urging, I [...]
December 15, 2015 - We finally got the tree set up the other night, too much travelling, too many other things on the go, much later than usual. I'm still pretty sure that I have the ugliest tree topper of anyone I know, but it also comes with so many family memories. This old plastic [...]
December 14, 2015 - When I was little I loved being taken to the park to go sledding. This little Christmas ornament always reminds me of those winters, my parents, and the fun we had on the hills. In particular, I think that we were a bit tougher back then. I remember being sent down [...]
December 13, 2015 - The cityscape was pretty as the sun set this afternoon. We were just leaving a Christmas cocktail party at the Burrard Yacht Club and took a little detour since the sky was fairly dramatic over the city across the inlet. We weren't the only ones to think so :)
December 12, 2015 - Just a pretty little seashell, part of a collection of seashells and small bits of driftwood collected out on the West Coast of Vancouver Island over the years.