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Stop / Start

22 May

Aaaaand we’re back. A little older, a little wiser, a little busier.
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One week

14 Dec Mayan Calendar

Seven days, 168 hours, 10,080 minutes. Some weeks feel agonizingly long (the protracted work days before Christmas holidays). Others feel much too short (the fleeting days of a summer vacation). But week after week, we’re given the same amount of time to use (or misuse) as we see fit. Continue reading

Sometimes you just need to go to the beach

12 Aug Beach day

It’s another perfect summer weekend in Vancouver and, despite neglecting housework, homework, and this blog all week, I decided Saturday had to be a beach day. Not one to shirk my responsibilities entirely, I did spend a couple (agonizing) hours indoors working on some homework. My reward was a glorious afternoon lazing in the sun at Jericho beach. I had my book, a blanket, some salsa and home-made guacamole for snacking, and nowhere to be.
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A Weekend of Olympic Proportions

27 Jul The Olympic Rings on Tower Bridge

The 2012 Olympic Summer Games begin in London today and, to commemorate the occasion, I’ve got my own triathlon-style weekend planned. It will involve hiking, swimming, and cycling and although I probably won’t receive any medals, there is a real possibility that I will be unable to walk by Monday. Continue reading