A page from Murphy’s Law

Murphy’s law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. I am having a series of unfortunate events and it seems as if I have landed smack dab in the middle of Murphy and his black comedy. Road Trip, European Vacation or Planes Trains and […]

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Ferry me ‘cross the ocean

What is it about the thrill of a ferry ride? Is it the long blast to signal the launch of the voyage? Is it the ocean depths, where whales sail alongside as if taunting us Come play if you dare? Is it the anticipation of sharing a destination with a group of strangers? Where do […]

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Oh sweet Summer!

When I was teaching, summer was everything. Once spring break was over and we headed into the home stretch, summer came a calling. Everyone had vacation on the brain and signs were evident. Children began wearing shorts and flip flops to school. Teachers were happier as they envisioned days of sitting on their decks, margaritas […]

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Mini travel series-The Road to Hana

by Kathy Pardell Hello readers! A recent trip to Maui provided a┬álovely family vacation and a chance to spend quality time with my younger brother and his family. I love the sunshine and Hawaii never disappoints. We were able to stay together on the beach in an executive home which had the privacy and peace┬áthat […]

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Mini-Travel series-Naxos

When I was a kid, I studied Greek mythology for a hobby. While my dad and brothers watched Hockey Night in Canada or All in the Family, I sat with encyclopedias and drew family trees of Zeus and his many offspring. Strange child I know… Yet I never really had a strong desire to visit […]

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A favourite place

Do you have a favourite spot? One that you return to time and time again? Though Rearguard Falls is hours away from my home, I am drawn to it’s power and beauty. Each time we travel to Jasper or British Columbia, I plan to stop there for even a few minutes. It takes about 10 […]

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