Category Archives: Canada

Accounting for: June

In June, our (grown-up) kid from Toronto came for a visit. Since it’s only an annual event, I took time off work and made a proper vacation of it. We made a plan to get everything done: Visit with extended

Accounting for: June

In June, our (grown-up) kid from Toronto came for a visit. Since it’s only an annual event, I took time off work and made a proper vacation of it. We made a plan to get everything done: Visit with extended

Calling Names

What’s in a name? A lot. When I first visited the UK in 2008, I was shocked to hear British people referring to anyone not UK-born as foreigners. I heard frequent references in the news to foreign countries. Listening more

Calling Names

What’s in a name? A lot. When I first visited the UK in 2008, I was shocked to hear British people referring to anyone not UK-born as foreigners. I heard frequent references in the news to foreign countries. Listening more

Rockies Reunion

Last week Rom and I joined Link in the Canadian Rockies for a family reunion. Due to distance and cost, we hadn’t seen everyone in five long years. Twenty-four of us, from age 20 to 80, converged at Radium Hot Springs, BC,

Rockies Reunion

Last week Rom and I joined Link in the Canadian Rockies for a family reunion. Due to distance and cost, we hadn’t seen everyone in five long years. Twenty-four of us, from age 20 to 80, converged at Radium Hot Springs, BC,

June: It’s a Wrap!

A big part of June was taken up with putting the house back in order after it was painted. All the furniture is in its place now, and everything is functional, but nothing is on the walls yet. I’m afraid of making

June: It’s a Wrap!

A big part of June was taken up with putting the house back in order after it was painted. All the furniture is in its place now, and everything is functional, but nothing is on the walls yet. I’m afraid of making

The Where of It All

Is your life place-specific? Are you relocatable? I am thinking about this after reading The Year of Living Danishly. The author left her high-stress job in London to accompany her spouse when he accepted a year-long contract job in rural

The Where of It All

Is your life place-specific? Are you relocatable? I am thinking about this after reading The Year of Living Danishly. The author left her high-stress job in London to accompany her spouse when he accepted a year-long contract job in rural

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

In October

Lots going on in October! I started the month with a Vegan Cookbook Battle! From Oh She Glows, I made the Enlightened Miso Power Bowl (photo on my Facebook page) and the Protein Power Goddess Bowl. The recipe titles are rather over-the-top!

Am I Political?

Politics is a bad word and no one says they love politics. Sadly, the word has devolved to imply you love mud-slinging and lies. But loads of people love the run-up to elections, the drama, the rise to power, and

Am I Political?

Politics is a bad word and no one says they love politics. Sadly, the word has devolved to imply you love mud-slinging and lies. But loads of people love the run-up to elections, the drama, the rise to power, and