Archives for August 2013

Okanagan ‘Music Garlic’ Adds Life


"Music for Your Years" Despite the rain and somewhat overcast skies (didn't I leave Vancouver to escape this?), the weather didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the people who came by the Okanagan Garlic booth today at the Kelowna Farmers' … [Read more...]

Goals of a Midlife Digital Nomad Woman

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After reading the post by Sean Brenan entitled "10 Goals for the location-independent digital nomad" on  (see excerpts at the end of this post.)I was inspired to write down my own reasons for pursuing the digital nomad lifestyle. In … [Read more...]

Plans: Keep ‘Em Loose & Save


Planning, schmanning! My earlier plans for a 2013/2014 European vacation got modified when I uncovered a 'last minute' Mediterranean cruise out of Barcelona to Casablanca and the Canary Islands, and, for a 53% discount. Yes! Coincidentally, the … [Read more...]

Gluten-free Travel: Paris


Mon amie Anne-Sophie kindly sent this link to a terrific post by David Lebovitz, professional chef, award-winning pastry chef, cookbook author, food blogger and writer:  "Gluten-free eating and dining in Paris." This is a rich resource for those … [Read more...]

MiFi: Where to Buy?

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Portable Personal WiFi Hotspot Devices. In preparation for my foray into the digital nomad lifestyle, I went looking for the best and most cost-effective ways to stay in touch with family, friends, and clients. Public WiFi is a pretty … [Read more...]

Couch-surfing at my son’s

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It's August and I'm in the lovely community of Lake Country, BC, just a few minutes north of Kelowna in the heart of the Okanagan where I'll be spending a few weeks. I thought that the rules for couch-surfing at my 20-something son's place would … [Read more...]

Meditation: Karma by davidji


I have been listening to davidji on Hay House Radio for a couple of years now and I really enjoy both his voice and his message. This podcast is about Karma and the choices we make. In listening you may discover what your defining moments were and … [Read more...]