Helllllooo Spring!

Needless to say I feel that spring is finally here – although there have been a few setbacks (e.g. impromptu snowfall) that left me scratching my head and a little testy. Case in point, the pictures below which some of you (those who live in northern climes) might identify with. Can you guess what I photographed? It is the airport! Can you believe these pictures are just over 2 weeks apart?! This is why I am happy it is April 1st and March is in the past! Continue reading


Shout Out to WestJet

My last post was quite a number of weeks ago and I missed December entirely as it was a very up and down time for our family. January, thus far, has pretty much been the pits.

However, I would like to quickly share a positive experience and pass on my thanks toWestJet logoWestJet airlines in the best way I can – by spreading the “good” word. Continue reading

Journey to Canada’s Far East -Part 1

Known by a number of different names by its various inhabitants throughout its history – the indigenous first peoples, the Vikings (first European settlers), the Spanish, the Portuguese and the French – this island on the Eastern coast of North America was no stranger to welcoming visitors from afar. But it isĀ  explorer Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) who set sail (travelling west I might add) from England in 1497 who is listed on the books to have “discovered” (and claimed for England) Canada’s most eastern province: Newfoundland. Continue reading