Humpback Whales – Sutil Channel, Discovery Islands Archipelago

Big Animal Encounters I joined a four hour whale watching tour with Big Animal Encounters. Dressed in warm dry suits, we boarded the zodiac, Fast Forward and headed out towards Sutil Channel, a channel within the Discovery Islands archipelago. Humpback Whales Today’s humpbacks were sleepy and lazy, slowly swimming around the channel. The only bit…

Moments – Campbell River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Flowers I am by no means an expert on flowers. I have no idea what most of these beauties are called – except for the thistles, hydrangeas and pink dogwood tree – that really isn’t a flower – but flowers! Deer These gentle animals wander around into yards, along the side of streets, everywhere… as…

Half Marathon Training – Week 15 & 16 – Getting My Groove Back

22 Weeks to Half Marathon My goal is to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km. Getting Back Into The Groove Getting my running routine back into shape has been a bit bumpy, as I’m recovering from plantar fasciitis. Add to that, I’ve recently started taking CBD…

Half Marathon Training – Week 11 – Plantar Fasciitis Continues to Halt Running: Indoor Cardio & Outdoor Fun

27 Weeks to Half Marathon My goal is to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km. Sunday – Long Bike Ride My goal was to bike for 2 hours. I was 40 minutes short of two hours, as the route I planned didn’t take me as long…

Soaring Above COVID-19. Beautiful Moments – Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Beautiful Moments Beyond COVID-19 These COVID-19 days are impossible to get respite from as our very way of life has adapted in an effort to minimize the spread of the virus. There is, however, beauty all around me on Vancouver Island. I can catch my breath while feeling gratitude for its awe-inspiring scenery. S, ❤️