Street Food: Best of Japan

Reposting. Because after my Cinnabon binge, I really need to get back into cooking healthy foods and getting inspired by wonderful shows like these. When I’m stuck in a rut, I turn to YouTube for inspiration. I’m hooked on Street Food videos these days. It’s fascinating watching chefs from around the world create unique recipes….

Travel: Nature Trails, Jasper, 2015

What can I say about Hinton, Alberta? It’s a beautiful small town about four hours by car from Edmonton. I’ve taken both the bus and the train to Hinton since I don’t drive. The train was a lovely experience – but it took forever to arrive in Hinton. Whenever I visit Hinton, I stay at…

Travel: Hiking through Jasper, 2012

I wanted to share some more of my hiking experiences with you. Here are some photos from my trip with Bev and her husband Art in 2012. The three of us packed all our gear into Art’s truck and headed to Jasper for the weekend. The plan was to hike Mount Sulphur – which Bev…

Travel: Hinton Hiking

Here are some photos of my hikes in Hinton, Alberta. As I’ve mentioned many times, hiking was something I looked forward to every fall. September was my favorite time of year. I would take a week off work and hit the mountains. While I wasn’t in shape for uphill hiking, I had a lot of…

Travel: Ode to Halifax – my 2014 trip, Hurricane Arthur.

Tonight I’m reminded of my trip to Halifax in 2014. It was the week that Hurricane Arthur ripped through the east coast. I had been in Halifax for a few days and was supposed to fly home on the day before the storm hit. My flight was cancelled. Which was probably just as well –…

Photography: Kelowna, Wine Country

Unfortunately, my camera was near end of life for this trip so the quality isn’t great. I’m excited to take out my new Nikon this year.