Sunday Evening Reflection: Walking the Ambleside Pier

“The idea to build a bridge across First Narrows was investigated as early as the 1890s, but it wasn’t until the 1920s that plans began to take shape. In December 1933, approval for the building of the bridge was reached through a city wide vote. Construction began on March 31, 1937 by clearing ten acres…

Sunday Evening Reflection: Through a Forest Wilderness

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir The Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, in North Vancouver, British Columbia has over 50 kilometers of trails that lead deep within the dense forest. Some trails can only be made by those who are experienced hikers, possessing the level of physical fitness and…

Biking for Survival

“When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.”  H.G. Wells I am an avid walker…so I’ve reworked the quote to read: “When I see  adults on their feet, I do not despair for the future of our health costs.”

The Rain Song

“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” Langston Hughes A rainy day, a quiet garden – listen and you will hear the Rain Song.   The singing was unmistakable as I took a chance detour into a garden situated next…

Moments That Take Your Breath Away!

Emily Dickinson wrote:  “The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.” I’m sure Emily Dickinson had tulips in mind when she penned those lines – Lady Budd – Celebrating May 1st!

Walking the Sea Wall

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospection.”  Anais Nin The rain clouds went missing on March 2, 2012.  There wasn’t a moment to lose. I grabbed the camera and headed out to the famous Vancouver Sea Wall and sunshine. We take photos to taste life twice… Come with me on…