Delayed FlightI just arrived at the Vancouver International Airport and found out my flight is delayed by over 2 hours. My initial reaction was to check for an earlier flight. The check-in agent confirmed there were no earlier flights. I did not stress. I actually embraced the opportunity to hang out in a place that … More Airport Love and Sudoku Hate
I want this to be my catharsis. And so it shall be. The End of a Friendship and What I Learned: If you make all the effort you are capable of making, you will have no regrets. By taking the high road, you may feel like you are giving up self-worth by not defending yourself but in … More The End of a Friendship and What I Learned
Armando left this morning for a two-day business trip. He is the sweetest of husbands and left me these gifts to enjoy around the house: Armando is infamous for leaving papers around the house. Receipts from his business trips live in our home wherever they may fall, be it on the kitchen table, the living … More Winning the Game of…Marriage?
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 … More Houseboating on Sprout Lake
So everything happens in three’s. This week I have been questioning where we live. We chose an urban area in Port Moody, thinking we can live the city life outside of Vancouver. But, our urban area is close to the beautiful British Columbia wilderness so when we saw three bears a block from our home … More Port Moody’s Investigative Couch Reporter
If you’ve followed my bear dilemma these last few days, you know that I’ve been a little stressed. I live in Port Moody, BC. It’s a city of 34,000 people and is part of the Greater Vancouver Area. It is an absolutely beautiful, small city but I’m starting to get too scared to enjoy it … More Bears and Bears and Cougars, Oh My!
Whenever Armando sees snow, he’s like a little kid. He can never pass a sheet of newly fallen snow without stomping his feet in it, making his mark on the smooth surface. But then again, he never grew up with snow, living in southern Mexico. Snow is still a novelty to him. Me, on the … More Prairie Snow Memories
Armando is at it again…lying to me. When I do a grocery store run, Armando often yells out to me as I’m walking out the door, “Buy me a treat!”. And when I come back, I always have something for him. So the other day when Armando was leaving to pick up some things we … More The Sweetest Liar
I used to think that I am with either the most forgetful man or the most lazy man on this planet. I was just trying to figure out which and in the end, it was neither. The first time I heard him yell out in a panic, “I can’t find my keys!” I jumped up, … More Dude, Where’s My Car?
It was a fall day in Seattle and as I left my hotel to spend the day walking and exploring downtown, it started to rain. Where was my umbrella? Staying nice and dry in the hotel room because I forgot to bring it with me. Great. So as I zipped up my jacket and threw … More “World’s Best” Mac & Cheese, Please!