Paddleboarding on the Sea of Cortes

There’s no better way to start the day than floating on the beautiful waters of the Sea of Cortes. I’m fortunate to be able to paddleboard regularly in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, located on the southern tip of Baja California. Mar de Cortes is also known as Sea of Cortez, and is named after the... Continue Reading →

A Twist on Tortilla Soup

One of the classic dishes you’ll often find in Mexico is tortilla soup. There are a multitude of versions of this dish. We’ve had it made only with broth and served with toppings like avocados and tortilla strips. We’ve had a version with chicken in it, and a version with beef. I decided to try... Continue Reading →

A Day On The Lake

Those who love to fish, love it a lot. Some love it so much, they build a business around it. That's true of our neighbours, Tom and Dorothy, who have built the guiding business Sask Landing Fishing Adventures. They take customers on tours and fishing expeditions on Lake Diefenbaker, and we were fortunate to be... Continue Reading →

50 years…wiser?

It won't be long now until I  pass what is considered a major milestone – turning 50 years old. It’s kind of unreal to think that I am that old…that in fact I likely have fewer days in front of me than behind me. It doesn’t feel any different, actually, other than it hurts when... Continue Reading →

Time Marches On

When I was younger, I am sure I scoffed at “older” people who talked about time passing quickly. After all, I couldn’t wait to go to high school. I couldn’t wait to turn 16 so I could drive. I couldn’t wait to be 18 to go to the bar. I couldn’t wait to be done... Continue Reading →

Today is the best day

One of the best ways to fully enjoy life is to live in the present moment. This is not an easy task. There are always things to think about – lists for shopping, chores, planning for tomorrow. Or I look back on the past with regrets or sadness. I miss someone. I miss an aspect of... Continue Reading →

Celebrating life

Why is it that we wait until someone’s passing to celebrate their life? This week was the 10th anniversary of the passing of my big brother. Last month was the third anniversary of the passing of my father. I have lost two friends to cancer in the last month – not close friends, but people... Continue Reading →

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