On a Road Trip to Squamish

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”―  Lao Tzu A few weeks ago, we attended a long-awaited family wedding, held at the Cheekye Ranch, a Sea to Sky outdoor destination a few miles from Squamish B.C. We were surrounded by pristine coastal forests and unparalleled mountain views.Continue reading “On a Road Trip to Squamish”

Celebrating Love with Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee to the level ofContinue reading “Celebrating Love with Elizabeth Barrett Browning”

The Day After

“Life is not easy for any of us.  But what of that?  We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.  We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” Marie Curie Romance novels always stop at the beginning.   The real adventure starts the day after“happily everContinue reading “The Day After”

Happily Ever After

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice And so begins the story of the love between Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett, one of the most famous romances in English literature.  Mr. Darcy, an educatedContinue reading “Happily Ever After”