Nobody should ever describe a trip to Cape Scott Provincial Park as 'quick'. Cape Scott occupies the northern west tip of Vancouver Island and the western reach of the North Coast Trail (the younger, muddier sister of the world famous West Coast Trail). It is a long drive from Victoria (or any of the urban … Continue reading A Quick Trip to Cape Scott Provincial Park
I'm still alive, y'all! I'm working on some exciting posts about summer trips to Cape Scott Provincial Park and Strathcona Provincial Park! My thoughts are all jumbled, and I'm trying to straighten them out for all of you 🙂 Thanks for bearing with me!
I feel like I put my head down in February, blinked, and it's now June. Yikes. Now that it's warming up, plants are flowering, and the sun is shining in a cloudless sky, it's time to start thinking about what to get up to this summer. Last week, I was bemoaning to my partner that … Continue reading Planning Unplanned Summer Fun
As extensively alluded to in my previous post, life has been moving at quite the intense pace recently. All the ongoing changes are being welcomed with open arms and great enthusiasm, and I am teetering at the precipice of both exhilarated and completely overwhelmed. I try to be mindful of when I teeter, so I … Continue reading Staying Grounded During Life Transitions
I did not touch my blog for the month of April. In complete honestly, I barely thought about it. It's not that nothing has been going on, worthy of writing - quite the opposite in fact. In the last month I had a significant role change in my company, presented at a large technical conference, … Continue reading How I keep blogging when motivation wanes
Over the Easter holiday (a four-day weekend, here in Canada), my partner and I headed up to Quadra Island, one of the Discovery Islands wedged between central Vancouver Island and the mainland. Quadra Island is my favourite of the Gulf and Discovery Islands: it embodies the true west coast island style, with funky hippie houses … Continue reading Easter Weekend Rock Climbing on Quadra Island
36 hours is not a lot of time to decompress between two long, intense weeks of business trips; one must be focused and intent on having some serious R & R. Being left in Houston, Texas with a car and a credit card, I took myself on a road trip, hitting Natural Bridge Caverns (Part … Continue reading Going Rogue: Texas Edition, Part 3