What rattles and goes up and down at the same time?!

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco for work. Despite the fact that the weather was awfully wet (what a West Coast thing to do, complaining about the rain!), I loved being there. It was like a big version of Vancouver. Well, maybe not quite. But it had…

An alphabetic Ode to Jena

Well, with our 1st year in Germany completed, I thought it would be about time to follow-up on my A-Z of things I miss about Vancouver with a list of great things I enjoy at the other side of the world. A – Apartment: I love our place here. The building is just over 100…

Chitter Chatter Random Thoughts

Monday morning I woke up. The sky was clear and blue. After weeks of snow and rain and slush, it seems like spring is finally winning (I decided to ignore the weather forecast with snow for the weekend, just for today.). We had three days of beautiful sunshine. After my emotional rollercoaster weekend the storm…

An alphabetic Ode to Vancouver

Last week I read this great post about An Alphabet of Gratitude. At the time I was planning to write an alphabet of gratitude (or things we like) with my son, however, feeling a wee bit homesick during the last day or so, I came up with an A-Z of things I miss about Vancouver…

Vegetarian in progress

I consider myself a vegetarian in progress. The reason being that I still eat fish. I now choose organic when possible and look for the sustainable fishing signs, but really, I feel guilty. For the longest time my excuse was the great sushi in Vancouver. And for the first little while here it was the hering…