Tag Archives: Vancouver

An Expat in Vancouver: Discovering Pocket Parks

A local real estate blog published my guest post today.

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An Expat in Vancouver: A Medical Care Review

We’ve been nothing but impressed with the health care we have received since moving to Vancouver two years ago, but we haven’t been that sick so — happily — our experiences have been minimal. I can say that after hearing … Continue reading

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An Expat in Vancouver: Finding Friends

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

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An Expat in Vancouver: The Trees of Kitsilano

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

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A Rare Spring

We have had a week of this weather, so unusual for us. A day here or there is not unthinkable, but seven?

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An Expat in Vancouver: Spring

  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.

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An Expat in Vancouver: The Wild Lands/Reifel Bird Sanctuary

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

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