Category Archives: Vancouver
On a chilly but sunny day in March, I spotted something I thought I’d never see in the dark, misty Pacific Northwest: an olive tree. Not a skinny twig growing out of a pot destined to wither against the odds, … Continue reading
A local real estate blog published my guest post today.
The other day I had a conversation over coffee with a Canadian and another American expat about how Vancouver rates as a friendly city. When I first moved here, I met a Montrealer who literally shuddered remembering the loneliness of … Continue reading
If like me you love trees, especially big old gnarly ones, a walk through Kitsilano in springtime is for you. And today I just discovered this handy dandy walking map of the trees in the area. However, it does not … Continue reading
I took a walk around the neighborhood this afternoon. Everything is popping, including the cherry blossoms which remind me of Washington, D.C., Japan and Zen painting.
Oh, happy day! The sun came out to play. I’ve been waiting for the perfect weekend day to visit, for the first time, the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary on Westham Island, in the Delta area south of Vancouver. … Continue reading