Halifax, Nova Scotia – Final Days

My final days in Halifax were spent with family, friends and eating food that just isn’t the same in Doha! The day before I left – I had a BodyTalk session with my Reiki Master who is in training to be a BodyTalk Practitioner. I was very much in the middle of my 21 day…

Windsor, Nova Scotia – Agritourism Day With Our Grandkids!

Michael and I, with our grandchildren returned to Windsor to visit Liz. This time, Liz stepped into the role as our agritourism tour guide of 3 farms – her horse farm, her partner’s cow farm and then an actual agritourism farm with exotic animals farmed for meat as well as the only halal and kosher…

Windsor, Nova Scotia – Welcome to Farm Land – Part II

Liz and I are both kayakers, and were sea kayak guides together at East Coast Outfitters. Liz was in my wedding party, and her gift to Michael and I were all the flowers for our wedding including bouquets, boutonnières, and the flowers that decorated the reception hall!  Michael and I were so grateful – little…

Windsor, Nova Scotia – Welcome to Farm Land – Part I

I drove to Windsor to spend the day with my friend Liz! Windsor is a farming town with a history that dates back to when the Mi’kmaq people used the land many years before European discovery, the Acadins lived there and then the land was a central area of the Expulsion of the Acadians by the…

Thank You – For Those Who Follow My Blog!

Blogging sometimes feels selfish…..because I’m putting my everything out there to share but not reciprocating by involving myself too much in the vast world of bloggers. I’m not the best at following other’s blogs because I tend to isolate – yet I’m learning with Reiki that I need to start to bring the world to…

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Food Shout-Outs!

Look Ho Ho is a must have when I’m in Halifax!!  While not the healthiest food, ’tis the yummiest sweet and sour chicken balls and my favorite egg rolls!!!  The flavor and texture of their meat egg rolls are so famous in Halifax, that people actually order bags of them to take back to wherever…

Halifax, Nova Scotia – An Afternoon At The Casino!

Today was adventure day with The Golden Girls (aka – my mom and my Aunt Carol Ann) with the Romancing the Stone Couple (aka – Michael and I)! My mom and Aunt Carol Ann wanted to go to the Halifax Casino! The day started with my forgetting that we were suppose to meet OUTSIDE of…

Reiki – Level 3A – Master Level

With Michael’s daughter Patricia, we took our Level 3A Master Level together.  This was a special day as Patricia and I have taken Reiki Level 1 and 2 together. Erica, our Reiki Master facilitated the day. I entered the space with much doubt and wonder on many levels – mostly of what should a spiritual…

Wolfville, Nova Scotia – Luckett Vineyards

This was a girlfriend day!!!!  Johanna and I have been friends for many years.  We first met when I was hired to manage one of her family’s pizza shops – Pizza Girls on Mumford Road. I loved that job!  Pizza, garlic fingers and donairs were made from scratch!!!  Johanna and her sister Maria and I…

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Grandparent Fun!

Our time in Halifax is an important time to bond with our grandchildren and create fun memories! Here are some of our moments so far!!! S, xo Relaxing, watching Paddington Bear! Mini golf at Putting Edge! A visit with my parents! Taking Nathan kayaking at East Coast Outfitters with a stop on Hearn Island! Fun…

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Some Moments!

Food is one of my favorite things!!!  Good food is the best! Michael’s daughter Patricia and her husband Andrew invited us for yummy spaghetti dinner! Another evening with Patricia and Andrew was a steak (my top three favorite foods!) at Ristorante aMano on the Halifax Waterfront! I had mocha creme brûlée for dessert!!!  It was…

Reiki – Back In Halifax But Then Back Into The World

I was very excited for the first of two Reiki treatments with my Reiki Master here in Halifax. Living in Qatar feels so very far away from the healing energy of Halifax.  Yet, in Doha, I have my Reiki room in our villa, I swap Reiki treatments almost weekly with another Reiki Practitioner who lives…

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Mom & DV!!

Today we visited my parents!!!  It was so nice to see them again!!!  xoxoxoxo Mom made seafood chowder and a cheesecake!!!  It was DELICIOUS!!!  No food is ever as good as your mother’s cooking!!!!  There isn’t a picture of the cheesecake because we gobbled it up so quickly!!!!  LoL!!!!! Love you mama and DV!!!!!  xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo…

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Back Home!

I’m back in the ‘Fax and absolutely jet lagged!  So far, my total ride in airplanes this summer is up to 16 and I’ve been in four different time zones in a little over a month! My circadian rhythms are totally out of wack!  Add menopause onto that and OH BOY!!! So, here I am…

Campbell River, Vancouver Island – Busy Few Days!

Our time in Campbell River was spent working on Michael’s house.  There were a few visits with friends – but we were working during the days into the evenings to improve the property.  It was nice as Michael and I worked together, a nice foreshadow of us working together to build our retirement home in…

Campbell River, Vancouver Island – Coming Home

Michael walked me through his life of 20 plus years lived in Campbell River……. S, xo Along the shore… His home where he raised his children. Michael made that sign many years ago that is still there!! So many eagles…. This is his airplane (in storage at Christine’s place) I’m going to learn how to…