Washington, DC in a Day

HK, the 3 Pups and I are spending several weeks in Annapolis while we move closer to our goal of purchasing a sailboat and finding a new place to call “home”. This weekend, we got up early, took the pups for a quick walk, and headed the 40-minutes to Washington … Continue reading

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Fly Like an Eagle

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIKX7jlrALE] While HK and I were in Vancouver this summer, we took the ferry over to Vancouver Island, then drove our car to the far west of the island, to Tofino.  We had a 3-day weekend, since HK’s company had given it’s employees an extra day for the 4th of … Continue reading

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Doesn’t ANYBODY work around here?

A couple of weeks ago, my friend Ken, who was visiting us in Vancouver with his partner Terry, asked,  “My God, does anybody here have a job?”   The beaches were packed with people young and old, playing volleyball, frisbee,  swimming in the surf or just hanging out on a blanket … Continue reading

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A Most X-cellent Adventure!!!!

This weekend, as part of our exploring British Columbia quest, Kizzy and I took mommy and daddy to Tofino, the westernmost drivable point on Vancouver Island. We  took a car ferry to Nanaimo and drove 3 hours west.  Forested mountains and crystal-clear lakes dominated the scenery, and we stopped frequently to … Continue reading

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kismet and roxie’s xcellent adventures!

  hey! roxie here. i  finally have a chance to start blogging about “kismet and roxie’s x-cellent adventure“. we’ve only been here 3 days, but already we’ve hoofed it all over kitsilano (kits), and the Pacific Spirit Park out at UBC.  the best part about life here in vancouver is … Continue reading

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Leaving the Nest

For the last several months, HK and I have been visiting our friends, the great blue herons, almost every weekend.  Each year, beginning in March or April, dozens of the beautiful birds come to an island on the Lake Lanier near our house. The males show up first and choose what they hope … Continue reading

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Road Trip! Road Trip!

Oooohhh!! I’m soooooooo excited! 2 weeks from today, HK, and I are leaving for a summer getaway in Vancouver, BC!  Yep, we’re packin’ up the car and hittin’ the road. And guess what???? Kismet and Roxie  (click for a pic) are coming with us.  It’s a Family Road Trip!! The pups … Continue reading

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