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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…

Vancouver to Los Angeles Road Trip – The Drive There

We made it! Twenty-two hours after leaving Vancouver, we finally arrived in Los Angeles at 8:00pm.  That included roughly 7 pit stops, lots of caffeine, plenty of junk food, uncomfortable rests in the backseat, a few podcasts, heated road games and 4 tired bodies.  Heads were in bed early for our jammed packed LA day…

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…

Nagging for a Date Night

Armando planned a date night the other night.  Before all the         “Awwwwws” start and the “He’s so sweet” fills the room, he doesn’t get full credit for it (but I will give him most of it). Lately, I’d been feeling neglected. Everything else had seemed to become a priority but me.  This of course, was…

Outdoor Movie Romance…who needs a Chick Flick?

Armando and I love movies.  And I am one of the luckiest girls alive because he loves to go to chick flicks with me.  He will never admit it but I know he enjoys them; the duplication of romantic comedies in our combined DVD library attests to that.  I think it’s the romantic Latino side…