Wrigley Field Chicago

Selfie Sticks Get a Bum Rap

Okay, before you roll your eyes in disgust, please know that I get it.  Selfie sticks are annoying. I get it.  Heck, selfie sticks were banned at Disneyland, Wimbledon, the Palace of Versailles and the Colosseum with most sighting safety reasons.  Many museums have banned them as well to help preserve the art (i.e. preventing selfie…

Houseboating on Sprout Lake

Three birthdays, a wedding and a surprise proposal…what a great summer weekend it was!  Throw in some s’mores, houseboating, swimming, games, drinks and time spent with friends well, it couldn’t get better than that. Seventeen of us got together and spent the last long weekend of the summer houseboating at Sprout Lake near Port Alberni on…

Crazy Crowds at the Celebration of Lights 2012

I felt like I was in a movie.  A zombie movie.  Well, with more lively zombies.  We got off the bus.  9:30pm.  Downtown Vancouver.  As we started walking towards Davie Street the crowd around us steadily increased with each intersection crossed.  And as we turned right on Davie, we flowed into the stream of people…