The Barrage

Since writing, Magic Made in Mexico, my story is literally an open book… but I’ve not done anything illegal, or so-terribly embarrassing that I need to hide from “enquiring minds”. Really, it doesn’t bother me that people know quite a bit about my life. Nonetheless I feel uneasy with how much information my service providersContinue reading “The Barrage”

Desert Hills Ranch in Ashcroft, BC

A bit of back story about today’s post:  Two years ago, my sister proposed a day trip to Desert Hills, a ranch in Ashcroft, a small town, located an hour and a half from Kamloops. Driving such a distance, just to buy veggies and fruit, is so like Barb. Her never-ending quest for the freshest,Continue reading “Desert Hills Ranch in Ashcroft, BC”

An Utterly Canadian Experience (with a taste of Guatemala)

During the past couple of months, Jorge and I have traveled about 4,000 kilometres visiting friends and family – all the way from coastal British Columbia to the heartland of the Prairies – and back again. We attended my nephew Mitchel’s wedding to beautiful Kelsey; and afterwards, knocked back slammer-shots (YIKES!) with our young niecesContinue reading “An Utterly Canadian Experience (with a taste of Guatemala)”