Tag Archives: the travel bug

Sigh…

I’ve got the post holiday blahs. So much laundry to do, so many errands to catch up on, so little warmth and sunshine. A run should fix that (only the blahs, unfortunately, not the laundry, errands, or weather). If only…

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Olympic Memories – Never Know Who You’ll Meet on a Gondola

My family and I had the privilege of spending three weeks in Whistler BC during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. It was the experience of a lifetime. In honour of the current Socchi Olympics, I’m sharing a few posts from … Continue reading

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Olympic Memories – Ski jumping

My family and I had the pleasure of attending both the qualifying round and the finals of the men’s ski jumping at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Here are a few snippets and pics from several of our blog posts … Continue reading

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Olympic Memories – Bucket List Results

I won’t keep you in suspense any longer. Here are the results of our family bucket list for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. We kept a blog so friends, family, and even the girls’ school could read about our adventures. We … Continue reading

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Olympic Memories – Our Olympic Bucket List

Here’s another post from the Olympic blog my family and I used to journal our experiences at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Friends, family, and even the girls’ school visited our blog regularly to read about our adventures. We had … Continue reading

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Olympic Memories

My family and I had the privilege of spending three weeks in Whistler BC during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. It was the experience of a lifetime. In honour of the current Socchi Olympics, thought I’d spend the next few … Continue reading

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Has anyone seen my ruby red slippers?

With news that a major ice storm was approaching our region, some of my running pals were wondering if I was still going away for the holidays. Here’s what I told them: “Sorry I can’t run with any of you wonderful … Continue reading

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Feeling the burn

My husband and I went for a hike recently in Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park near Kelowna, BC. The area had been devastated by a forest fire back in 2003, but is still a favoured hiking ground because of its beautiful … Continue reading

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Challenging “wimp factor” pays off

Several times this summer, I’ve stretched far outside my comfort zone to challenge my limitations of fear. Space Mountain in Disney, the Vortex at Canada’s Wonderland – these may be easy amusement rides for many, but for a vertigo-afflicted individual … Continue reading

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Pleasure cruising…

A picture tells a thousand words, right? That makes the picture below a little bit too long for a blog post, but I’m including it anyway. In case you can’t tell, yes, I’m smiling – from ear to ear, actually.

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