Archives for July 2013

Poem: Reason, Season, Lifetime

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I wish I could say that I was the author of this lovely poem but I'm not. Seems so hard to believe that the author is unknown, truly, whoever put these words together had deep insights and a wonderful perspective about the transient nature of some … [Read more...]

Spectacular sunset


As I prepare to move I am soaking in the last bits of the essence of this wonderful Stanley Park tree house and last night’s sunset had me getting out of bed several times to take pics. I may not be a fabulous photographer but it seems to me this pic … [Read more...]

Video: Seek the light

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As you watch this video think of yourself as one of these seeds slowly opening, seeking the light, unfolding like a beautiful flower. Thanks Daniel Csobot, for this beautiful photographic art! Kamera und Schnitt: Daniel … [Read more...]

Video: Broads Abroad Travel Network

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Great minds really do think alike and Mandy Rowe's excellent "Broads Abroad Travel Network" for solo women travelers promises to make travel more affordable. Take a look at the hilarious video then sign up to get on the mailing list. The first 1,000 … [Read more...]

They’re back: Oprah and Deepak 21-Day Meditation Challenge


They're back and this time the 21-day meditation challenge with Oprah & Deepak is about Miraculous Relationships. I registered for the Perfect Health series back in March and although I missed a few sessions, I really enjoyed the ones I listened … [Read more...]

Video: Malala Yousafzai, Heroine

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"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world" — Malala Yousafzai, 16 year old shot by Taliban extremists Malala Yousafzai at just 16 years of age survived what most of us never face in our lifetimes — she was shot in the head. … [Read more...]

Cable TV, do I need it?


As I sit in the "Stanley Park Treehouse" enjoying my morning coffee while wirelessly streaming video of Louise Hay and Cheryl Richardson over my iPad and Bose speaker, I am starting to seriously question whether I will resume my cable TV subscription … [Read more...]

Wine Tasting Basics

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Written by Broads Abroad Contributor: Tania Thomas of RunawayGrape. This is for all of you wine lovers who do not necessarily wish to take wine classes, but simply learn the basics. Make ordering a bottle in the restaurant or searching for the … [Read more...]

Tom’s Tree House


Sweeping unobstructed 270° views of Point Grey, English Bay, Stanley Park, and Vancouver’s North Shore mountains. This location is idyllic for its proximity to beaches, great restaurants, activities, transportation, and much more. I found myself … [Read more...]

Puppy Love


Do you not think this is the most adorable dog ever? This little guy became my pal during my stay at Catherine's Place in Langley and proved to be just the sweetest little cuddle bug!   … [Read more...]