Archives for May 2013

Ohhhh Langley

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Who knew how glorious Langley, British Columbia could be May? My stay at Catherine's Place was the absolutely perfect way to ease into my newly found nomadic lifestyle—spacious accommodations, a delightful garden, easy access to transit, and above … [Read more...]

Goats on Roof Market, Coombs, BC

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We stopped here on the way to Qualicum Beach and were so impressed with the great organic local peppers & tomatoes that we stopped again on the way back. The market has an excellent selection of foods and I was especially impressed with the range … [Read more...]

Artemis by the Sea, Qualicum Beach

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  This is the second time I have had the pleasure of staying in the lovely beach-side vacation home called Artemis by the Sea which is located at Qualicum Landing, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. … [Read more...]

Qualicum Landing, BC

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As luck would have it my recent visit to the lovely Artemis by the Sea beach vacation home at Qualicum Landing coincided with a hot spell that brought temperatures of 22- 25 degrees celcius (75 - 80 F), absolutely unheard of in the first week of May … [Read more...]

Homeless or No Fixed Address?

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It's done! My possessions carefully stowed into a crate which was taken away to remain in storage until I return in early spring 2014. The remainder of my stuff, the things I need to live and work until I actually go abroad this fall, I put into … [Read more...]

Label it or lose it

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Emily Press Labels I'm extremely organized and careful about my belongings but occasionally even I leave something behind.  A few years back, it happened to be the battery cover on my mouse.  This tiny piece of plastic had my label on it, and when … [Read more...]

Rush Rush Margarita!

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We all love the rigamarole margarita, especially when someone else makes it!  Next time you find yourself pinched for time, rock salt, or a bartender, try this simple recipe: Broads Abroad Marg Tall glass, ice cubes San Pellegrino … [Read more...]