Remember, It’s a Pittance of Time

Poppies photographed by Tony Oldroyd

It's a pittance of time ... Take the time today to remember why we enjoy the freedoms we do. And pray that we never face such horrors again. It's a pittance of time ... remember. Lest we forget. … [Read more...]

Creating A Travel Themed Garden

Wonder if some little garden insects would crawl inside these and make them their new home.  We love the idea of surrounding yourself with the memory of beach walks.

Traveling creates lasting memories, where even a simple photograph can take us back in time to the sights, smells and emotions we experienced.  For all the busy times of the year, or the financially strapped times, when we are unable to travel; having those memories can bring a lot of happiness to our day!  For this reason, we try to have elements that evoke the vacation spirit … [Read more...]

Deer Lake Park: An Awesome Outdoor Music Venue & Burnaby, BC Local Treasure

CBC Music Festival at Deer Lake Park

Among many other benefits of traveling anywhere and making connections while you do it is gaining a sense of perspective that helps you to more concisely appreciate your home. But sometimes, you don't have to travel very far to accomplish this. I'm talking about local treasures. These are the places, the events, the venues that make our home special to us, and where we make … [Read more...]

Exploring The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

These dinosaurs at the entrance set the stage for a great adventure!

Being that my kids are in high school, it has been ages since we've been to any sort of museum, science centre or art gallery. I figured it was time to add some culture back in their lives.  When thinking back on all the field trips they have been on, combined with places we have taken them to, I realized they had never seen a dinosaur exhibit.  I really don't know how that's … [Read more...]

LA Kiss Arena Football

LA KISS Arena Football

There's no doubt about it, nothing is as exciting as watching a live sporting event.  Well, a lot of things could actually be more exciting, but when it comes to sports, watching it live is the best way to do it.  I had never been to see arena football until I recently attended an LA KISS game.  It was exhilarating! I'm pretty sure I've been spoiled should I ever try to see a … [Read more...]