Cold Saunas are Cool (and Cold!)

So we survived! The Sparkling Hill Resort, where I took Armando for a birthday surprise getaway,  has the only cold sauna in North America.  It is a sauna that has a temperature of -110 degrees celsius.  Yes, that’s what I said: MINUS 110 degrees celsius!!  Armando and I wanted to add it to our list…

The Trans-Canada Conquered

We made it…and with no panic attacks!  In fact, I actually enjoyed the drive.  I’ve been scared for the last three years about driving the Trans-Canada in BC and facing that fear yesterday felt like a big accomplishment.  And the wine, great food and amazing resort that we are staying is icing on the cake.…

Facing my Fears on the Trans-Canada Highway

So I’m facing one of my fears this weekend. Three years ago, we moved to BC.  Filled with excitement, Armando and I drove our cars through the majestic Canadian Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver on the Trans-Canada Highway.  The views were beautiful, yet terrifying.  Narrow, winding roads cut along the sides of the mountains.  Single…

Armando’s Trip to the Barber

Could I possibly write another post of Armando’s hair, or lack there of? (see original post here).  Oh, yes I can!  My poor, dear hubby…he just gives me such fun stuff to write about! So, it all started when I found out that he had an appointment with an Image Consultant who was a guest…

Annual Bear Sighting in Port Moody

So, it looks like this may be an annual event… After having just finished a late dinner before 9pm last May, we looked out our condo window and saw bears raiding the garbage bins across the street at our Port Moody Fire Department. Today, it happened again. Last year, my picture was picked up from…