“I was wondering if you two would be interested in going on some sort of small getaway—maybe two nights on a gulf island, or Salt Spring? Just something small where we could go to a café/do a little hike/play Scrabble/I could have a West Coast experience before heading East,” read Clare’s email late last August. […]
Fall Wedding By Spice It is bright autumn now. The trees still lightly tinged with gold. I hear your vow. The words are ours. I have found you in the mountains again. Is there another word for “sublime”? I need a love that will keep Jasper sky in my mind. Wedded this October day, […]
What are the main features to consider in choosing luggage for pleasure travel? Our top three criteria would be that it’s lightweight, versatile and offers high security. We’ve chosen the 24” PacSafe® luggage to check, Osprey daypacks as carry-on bags and a PacSafe® purse and camera bag. Here’s how we came to those decisions.
What draws us to travel somewhere? Family. Recommendations from friends. Childhood fantasies. The lure of adventure. Movies. The desire to escape. Where we travel and why is topical, especially among jubilados. Many have drawn up bucket lists, which Jonathan Franzen in an article in Condé Nast Traveler poured cold water on, suggesting they’re making us […]
We promised you recipes, right? Our first one is associated with a trip we often take on Saturday mornings. A short one. Just across town to the Trout Lake Farmers’ Market. For our first recipe, our criteria were that it be: A house favourite (we’ve been making this since 1985) Seasonal (tomatoes!) Adapted from […]