A Sunday Stroll Through Olympic Village – A Photo Essay

I’m sitting on my balcony looking out over what my fiancee and I call the “Vancouver Riviera”.  Cars crossing the bridge into Downtown, the marina with a yacht that dwarfs the rest of the boats docked there. The water sparkling in the sunshine. Water taxi’s and party boats heading in after a day cruising the…

Scrapbooks, Collages and Dreams, Oh My.

#TBT alert!  Before Pinterest or Instagram I had my printer, scissors and tape.  I like to keep blank journals and love receiving them as gifts.  See, I write A LOT.  I journal, write lists, take notes when I’m studying, write letters.  Today we were at the grocery store and my Fiancee looked and me and…

In An Atmospheric Mood

at·mos·pher·ic ˌatməsˈfirik,ˌatməsˈferik/ adjective  1. Relating to the atmosphere of the earth or (occasionally) another planet. “atmospheric conditions such as fog, snow, rain” 2.  Creating a distinctive mood, typically of romance, mystery, or nostalgia.“atmospheric lighting” This will be a bit of a ramble about what’s been inspiring me lately.  Perhaps it’s the beginning of the new…

December Favourites

  “When night comes on with song and tale we pass the wintery hours; By keeping up a cheerful heart we hope for better days. We tend the cattle, sow the seed, give work unto the ploughers. With patience wait till winter yields before the sun’s fair rays.” The Seasons by Loreena Mackennit   As the…

March Favourites

These are the things I’ve been loving in March. Fresh Flowers – Spring is definitely in the air . The sun has begun  to peak out more and more from behind the late winter grey sky.  Bringing fresh cut flowers immediately  brighten my home.  Tulips are some of the first flowers that appear at my local shop.  A vase…

February Favourites

It’s that time again.  Time to share the items I’ve been using and wearing and watching and loving this month. What I’m Watching:  There are few shows I watch that I’m hooked on from the very first episode.  Usually it takes a few to warm up to the characters and story.  Vikings had me from day…