After Whistler we headed for Vancouver Island to one of the Northern Gulf Islands, Cortes. Cortes is part of the archipelago known as the Discovery Islands, and lies on the far...

It had been several years since we had last seen Lief and Kane, our little ‘nephews’, after they moved back to their home town of Whistler, British Columbia.¬†Kids grow so quickly,...

On July 1st, Canada Day, we crossed the border from Montana north into Alberta, on our way to visit Stefan’s cousin Kenny and his family in Calgary. One of the best...

Back in the late ’90s we had driven through the night, westward across the Canadian prairies, in a rush against time to deliver a drive-away car to Vancouver. We wanted to...

There is nothing quite like the feeling of coming home. I don’t mean the place where you eventually choose to settle down; I mean that special magical place where you ran...

A couple days before we left home in Nova Scotia, my sister Cheryl sent me a text. I could almost hear her excitement through the words on the screen, “We’re going...