I have been intrigued to watch some of the yachts in the marina being prepared for winter. They are wrapped up like the most difficult to wrap Christmas gifts. That reminded me of the year my parents bought me a hula hoop, but that is another story. There is something very sweet about swaddling a […]
As I look out over the marina, I cannot help noticing that there seems to be some mast envy going on. I’m sure there is a practical reason for this, but some masts are definitely much bigger than others. Not that it matters, right?
Just before 6:00 AM this morning I opened the window blinds to this lovely view.
You know what it is like when you visit a different country or culture, even if you speak the same language, there is so much you don’t understand? It is a moment, or a month, of realization that you are an outsider. When I first immigrated to Canada, I was bewildered by much that was […]
On the last day of my visit to Nanaimo I once again enjoyed the harbourfront walk. This time I made a point of having lunch at a floating restaurant called Trollers Fresh Fish and Chips where they served me some delicious fresh-caught halibut. I noted that they had both white and malt vinegar on each […]