Some Thoughts on Winter Solstice

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms {The Blog}. Winter solstice is a big deal in the far north. By this time of year, the days are very short and life can be very dark. We celebrate solstice because it marks the fulcrum; from now on the days which had been getting shorter and shorter will finally start […]

Read More Some Thoughts on Winter Solstice

Discovering Vancouver: FlyOver Canada

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   Geographically, Canada is the second-largest country in the world. Yet few of Canada’s proud residents can boast having seen most of it’s wild expanse. Canadians and visitors alike will love FlyOver Canada,  a new installation in Canada Place in Vancouver. It’s a ride very much like Soarin’ Over California, in Disneyland’s […]

Read More Discovering Vancouver: FlyOver Canada

The Poor Little Looseleaf

Once upon a time there was a little looseleaf. He was a good little looseleaf who’s favorite thing to do was hang around in a green knapsack from the Yukon where all the other cool looseleaves hung out. Then one day a girl came along and took him out. The girl herself was wonderful – […]

Read More The Poor Little Looseleaf