Oh god, I love summer. I think I tell you this every summer, but I really do. Today was hot. And yesterday was hot. And the day before that was hot. Like 30 degrees hot. (Which is some hot number in the American system. I can’t be bothered looking it up. Sorry.)
I made these. Ha ha! No, I totally didn’t. I don’t have that kind of attention span. Someone did though, and kudos to them.
Some people complain about this, but the thing you have to remember about summer in Vancouver is that you have approximately two weeks to soak up your vitamin D for the entire year, so when they complain they get slaps from Stephanie. Actually, that’s not technically true. I’m anti-violence. But they get mental slaps. Because the rest of the year it rains. It is hard on the soul and these few weeks are the only thing that get most of us through it. Continue reading
So. I got it into my head that my husband and I should learn something new together – that it would be good for us to have a new activity to do. So when I saw Groupon had a 4-week intro class for two in dragon boating, I jumped on it.
We started the Friday before last.
Now, let me first say some things about Vancouver. Continue reading
Summer in Vancouver is a fickle thing. Our winters aren’t all that cold, but they are long and dreary and by July we are pretty desperate for vitamin D.
This year has been a major summertime disappointment. Three nice days here, a morning there, but nothing consistent, or even over about 22 degrees.
One of my favourite things about summer is all the events that go on. Last night was Public Dreams’ annual Illuminares Lantern Festival. I’ve been meaning to go to this for years, but never got around to it. This year, they moved venues to Canada Place, which is pretty handy to home, so we decided to make the trip. Continue reading