Tag: beaches


These kids had such fun anticipating the waves and then running away from them, laughing the whole time.  The older girl never let go of their hands.  It was fun to watch.

travel musings

I always think of going on vacation and coming home kind of like a new start.  It’s a chance to take a deep breath, see new sights, maybe experience new things, and maybe even come home with a new perspective on something that’s been… Continue Reading “travel musings”

My Favourite Places – Mackenzie Beach

“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. I have heard them all, and of the three elemental voices, that of ocean is… Continue Reading “My Favourite Places – Mackenzie Beach”

Maui in the evening

“I went to Maui to stay a week and remained five. I never spent so pleasant a month before, or bade any place goodbye so regretfully. I have not once thought of business, or care or human toil or trouble or sorrow or weariness,… Continue Reading “Maui in the evening”


I’m trying not to dwell on it, but this is going to be a long winter…and because the plan is to do a big trip later in the year (I have a milestone birthday this year and want to do something memorable), there is… Continue Reading “escape”

Los Muertos Beach

It’s snowing here….again. We’ve had more snow this month than we had all last winter.  I don’t mind the snow, I think it’s quite pretty, in fact. A few months from now, though, I’ll be ready for a winter escape.  This is a pic… Continue Reading “Los Muertos Beach”

Maui – Land of Living Skies Part 2

This week’s theme seems to be pictures of the sky (other than a brief interlude with a post about dogs and Mr. Dressup), so I thought I’d end the week with photos from Maui in March 2011. “Land of Living Skies” is the slogan… Continue Reading “Maui – Land of Living Skies Part 2”

happy place

I didn’t plan to post anything today.  My plan was to be at the Roughriders pre-season game enjoying this beautiful evening, but I woke up at 6am with a terrible headache that has managed to last all day.  I toughed it out at work… Continue Reading “happy place”

three photos and a poem

I’m not a morning person. I don’t jump out of bed, raring to go.  I gain momentum as the day goes on and tend to get more done at night.  However, I was in Maui last winter and found it really easy to get… Continue Reading “three photos and a poem”