Lifestyle –Must Travel

Some are unmissable….encounters. I am not a solo traveler, a backpacker, an environmentalist or an adventure seeker. I’m basically a traveller, catching flights to cross over to places where children are settled, stopping en route at pre-selected destinations or visiting for relatives, friends for brief stays, places that interest us. During teen years it was…

Bay of Fundy…..Magic on the Rocks

  A continuous stare, five minutes, at the snapshot of three main Rock formations, and my initial reaction is one of jaw-dropping incredulity. I swear, no profanities, the ‘nose’ twitched, similar to ‘live’ shot by iPhone 7s. The reaction was in response to Mi’kmaq (First Nation) esoteric explanation of the Hopewell or Flower Pot Rocks. To…

2016…….New Beginnings

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals”. Melody Beattie Bidding adieu to 2015 at Olympic Plaza in downtown Calgary. Happy new beginnings to all my blogger friends.  A quintessential urban open place crowded in by Victorian buildings and…

Winter Fun–Calgary

2015: We alighted in frosty, flaky Calgary in mid-November to experience Christmas cheer against a backdrop of white fluffy snow. But, then how do you spend your time? For locals the first snowfall gets them scampering for their skis, sledges and winter goodies. I listen to my son’s friends weave weekend plans around feather-lite powdery…