Back in Sidney just in time for the four day celebration and good times. This morning it is absolutely beautiful expect it to stay that way. When I arrived yesterday it was overcast and even a little rain. Tonight is Dinner en Rouge...A really good meal and entertainment outside at the Beacon Street park. Everyone… Continue reading Canada Days in Sidney
There are some special trees in Pacific Beach. Every summer I see them, the Jacaranda trees in bloom. The beautiful purple blossoms make a striking eye catching tree. A long time ago the city fathers developing Pacific Beach planted Jacaranda trees along the streets. It was an aesthetically pleasing choice. One is right across the… Continue reading Purple Trees Line the Street
So I associate sunshine with day. When it is the longest day I think that will mean the most sun. Hmmm ...that doesn't happen in Pacific Beach. It is overcast and gloomy. I don't need that. But I know everyone in San Diego understands we call it June gloom. Yep many days in June are… Continue reading The Longest Day of the Year
Just about to head back to my second home. My Canadian home. I am looking forward to spending my third Canadian summer in Sidney, BC. A little life break in a gorgeous space with a people I love. It's a way to use TIME to recharge and reconnect with myself. Each summer builds on the… Continue reading Two Countries… Two Places to feel at Home
I have the privilege of knowing my cousins. Today Facebook posted a memory of some of my cousins. It made me smile and think how wonderful and important they all are to me. Many of us have been together and enjoying each other since we were babies. Most of my second cousins I got to… Continue reading Love Those Cousins
I have two thoughts on this day. One how incredibly lucky I was to know and love my Dad. He was an amazing man that I adored and wanted nothing more than to please. He was the hand of justice and fairness. He encouraged and guided me and taught me that I could do anything… Continue reading Dad’s…Happy Father’s Day
This is the largest and best organized place to shred your paperwork. It is sponsored by SDCCU and held in the stadium. I love how they do it. Stay in your car and several people along the way direct you to the shredding spot. So many working the event that it runs like clockwork. You… Continue reading Shred It Again…love this event.
San Diego lifeguards put out the David Buoy today. That is a local Ocean Beach tradition to see this buoy. It is one of 8 swim buoys lifeguards put out about 200 yards from the shore along the beaches from Ocean Beach to North Pacific Beach. They are placed as a target for swimmers to… Continue reading Officially the Start of Summer
It was fun to watch the Canadians have so much fun winning the basketball championship. The excitement swept across the entire country of Canada. Not being a major follower of basketball didn't matter I still got roped into watching the games anyway. Isn't it crazy how the teams representing different areas have players with almost… Continue reading NBA champions Eh!
One of the joys of summer is you can go barefoot. Take off your shoes. Being barefoot is so freeing. It allows you a whole new set of sensations. I used to let students take their shoes and socks off and we would go on "barefoot walks." They would get so excited. Then we would… Continue reading Let’s Go Barefoot