Friggin’ Fantastic

   A beautiful store in Munich, Radspieler, and the glory of its candles. Om.

New Project Excitement

   Slowly my newest project is coming together …  More photos will follow as this next stage becomes a reality.

How to Sort Legos 

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of ways to keep a collection of Legos.  Our Lego collection consists of Uncle Rob’s old Legos and the kids’ new ones accumulated of dozens of birthdays and holidays.  At this point it takes up two laundry baskets as well as a few smaller plastic boxes. What? Laundry baskets?…

Typico Sodita, Por Favor

Finding that small, local “soda” (little restaurant) is not difficult in Costa Rica but finding a Sodita (a mini Soda with only two tables or so) is tougher for sure. When stumbling upon one, it’s like discovering a gem. “La Unica” opened 8 months ago and serves typical Costa Rican food. There is not much…

Heaven on Earth

There is a reason Costa Rica keeps calling my name. The rainbows are actually only one of many reasons: the people, the landscape, the weather, the stray dogs (which are also crazy friendly), the everything that is this amazing country all make this place the most beautiful spot I’ve ever been to. Pura Vida.

The Piece of Peace I was Looking for

Today I have taken the time, having listened to the weather reports, to walk with a friend before the Arctic winds start to blow here in southern Ontario. Ideally I enjoy getting up early in the morning, making a coffee, checking the news, working a spell  and then waking the kids up.  This is followed…

Aaaaannnnd . . . GO!

This has been quite the week.  The challenge? Simply put, I have been challenged to blog every day for the month of October. I am delighted to write every day, to be creative, but I have found it demanding. It demands much of my time, creativity and forces me to be more flexible (not something that is…

The Joy of Shopping with my Passionate Daughter

On a brisk fall day like today, there is nothing better than a quiet afternoon with the little man off at an afterschool activity and time for my daughter and me to  walk through downtown with ice cream and shopping on our minds. My husband has been travelling all week which means I was doing…