Snow Day

November third, and we have a couple of inches of snow on the ground. This doesn’t bode well for those nice, civilized west coast winters I prefer. On the other Read More…

Sucia

Three years ago, we visited Sucia for the first time in a very long time. Last week, my dad, my brother and his family, and me and the kids went Read More…

Swim Days

We usually spend every afternoon in the pool while we’re in Arizona. It is joyous, and probably some of my favourite memories of kid-and-grandparent time have been created in the Read More…

Sharp Barbs in the Desert

Isabeau had a big day on Monday, starting with a 5 A.M. wake up in Vancouver and ending in Scottsdale, Arizona. At some point about an hour before bed (a Read More…

Mount Baker

From the summit of Mt. Baker, in the middle of a cloud. Isabeau wished we’d brought a jar along with us, to capture part of the cloud inside.     Read More…

Ferry Rides

On the ferry between Tsawwassen and Nanaimo. The last time they were on the ferry was about a year and a half ago, and they barely remembered it. This one Read More…

Maan Farms

I was out in Abbotsford a few weeks ago and had a sudden urge for strawberries. ┬áSince it was early in the season and I can’t do anything without help Read More…