Month: March 2014

Italy 2006 wrap up. Caution…it’s long!

[caption id="attachment_640" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Doorway in Montepulciano[/caption] I left off in Rome clear back on March 19 and then life became hectic and it seemed overwhelming to continue the retelling of our […]

A full day in Rome

  [caption id="attachment_630" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Viki & Dan outside St. Peters Basilica[/caption] Walking around the Roman Forum was a surreal experience. Part jet lag and part culture shock, I just kept thinking […]

Travel is my passion. Recapping our Italy 2006 adventure.

[caption id="attachment_624" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Bridge over the Tiber River Sep 2006[/caption] All this talk about Simple Living, minimalism and saving money in general might have you asking ‘What does this woman […]

Black Bean-Kale soup

[caption id="attachment_620" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Black Bean and Kale soup[/caption] Several nights ago I wanted to make a soup with the bunch of kale I had but the only recipe I had […]

Nicholas Restaurant is cravable

Okay, I had to go to Nicholas Restaurant because of our recent Middle Eastern restaurant experience that I wrote about a couple weeks ago. I love Nicholas. Their original location is […]

Like salmon swimming upstream

[caption id="attachment_612" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Some of us are like salmon swimming upstream[/caption] On Friday I was talking with a friend of mine and she said something that resonated with me so […]

Jerusalem Cafe would be a wonderful lunch spot

[caption id="attachment_605" align="aligncenter" width="300"] vegetarian mazza platter at Jerusalem Cafe[/caption] I realize the Jerusalem Café has been in downtown Vancouver since 1996 but we just went last night…a little slow, I […]

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