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A Salute to Fall from Prince Edward Island!

  I first fell in love with Prince Edward Island through the narrow view of a photo lens.  Its’ vast beauty shined through whether it was the picturesque countryside or pensive seaside.   I was enamored with its quaint architecture, beautiful seashore and knew that one day I would have to bear witness to it to make […]

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Fire your satellite/cable company and never look back!

There is no one more devoted to the idiot box than I, but that didn’t mean that I had to become one just to be able to watch the shows that I love.  If you ask me, the price of watching television has become ridiculously high without justification. The more I hear about how high […]

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I have decided to give cruising another chance

Roughly six years ago, I took my first cruise and I can distinctly recall declaring that it would be my last.  As luck and life would have it, I am eating my words.   I think sometimes when we have time to look back on things and the resulting decisions, your vision becomes a little less […]

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One of the special delights of traveling is that you find yourself in extraordinary and unexpected circumstances.  We decided to spend a little time in Miami before boarding our cruise ship the next day.  As an avid gardener and a fan of architecture, I thought a visit to the National historic landmark, Vizcaya Museum and […]

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What is this 1000-1000 Challenge that you speak of?

Todd Wassel, a travel blogging friend of mine who runs the Todd’s Wanderings blog has issued a challenge to his fellow bloggers.  The 1000 – 1000 Challenge is a call to arms for bloggers to increase their readership to 1000 unique visits per day and their blogging income to  at least $1000.00 per month.  Initially, […]

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The Foodie’s version of Heaven: The Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts

I first heard about the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (1505 2nd Avenue West , Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y4) while watching Rachael Ray’s $40.00 a day show on The Food Network’s channel back in 2006.  Rachael was tasked to buy Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for under $40.00.  This particular show had her searching the city […]

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