Why Not Wednesday continues

I’m not saying that Heather and I will be doing something exciting EVERY Wednesday but this past Wednesday was a great spur of the moment trip. We were in Nanaimo doing some shopping and Heather happened to text our friends Norm and Becky to see what the were up to. They said they were out…

Why Not Wednesday!

Last week Heather and I decided we’d hop in the car and go to Tofino for tacos. Why not? And that’s how Why Not Wednesday was born.  🙂 We had a gorgeous sunny fall day for our trip. Tourist traffic here on the island has thinned out since Labour Day so all the planets appeared…

Been travellin’ – Chapter 3 (Paris)

After Versailles, we settled into a pretty full 5 days of travelling around Paris with the intent of seeing as much as we could. And boy did we see a LOT! Day 1 started off with a short walk to visit Saint Chapelle and the Conciergerie. The stained glass at Saint Chapelle was truly amazing….

Been travellin’ – Chapter 2 (Paris/Versailles)

We arrived in Paris late afternoon at the Gare du Nord and hit the ground running. We had planned to go to Versailles the next morning with our friends Jeff and Sue who had also it turns out were in Paris at the same time so we headed over to the information booth to pick…

Been travellin’ – Chapter 1 (England)

You may or may not have noticed the lack of posts over the last few months. Heather and I have been travelling. A lot.. But we’re home for a while now so it’s time to get back to work. Shortly after the retaining wall was finished we hopped on a jet and headed over to…

Everybody needs a break sometime

Heather and I have been down to the southwestern US for the last 3 weeks and we have just returned. It was our first “holiday holiday” since retirement so we were both really looking forward to it. It was raining when we left and it was raining when we returned and apparently most of the…

A great trip to Bamfield

I think too often we don’t do enough adventuring in our own back yards. Our recent trip to Bamfield was an example of a great adventure close to home. I had been to Bamfield many years ago but Heather had never been. Bamfield is a little town on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our…