Wanderlust

Noun: A very strong desire or irresistible impulse to travel. Wanderlust. I am enchanted by this word. I love the way it looks, the way it rolls off the tongue and, most of all, what it stands for. It conjures up images of VW vans, 70’s rock anthems, sunny days and hair blowing in the wind as you hit the road on an epic…

My Week of Beauty

I’m loving the new perspective my 10 things of beauty challenge gave me as I wandered through my week in Toronto and rural Ontario. The life lesson I learned the past few days is that beauty and magic are around every corner, if you are looking for them… 1. My wise and wonderful cousin, Judith. Beautiful inside and out and radiantly authentic. 2. An unexpected flower box with pretty, purple blooms spilling over the side in the middle of a…

Salt Spring Island

Where else but Salt Spring Island would you be offered an auric healing while browsing in a store chock full of pyramids and crystals? Of course I accepted the offer, thinking “Wow, I have landed in hippie heaven”. And, with its community of artists, healers and activists, I was definitely in the middle of Hippie Heaven. There are so many magical, mystical things about Salt Spring and I can’t name them all or this will…

Retreat

My aching shoulder muscles, clenched teeth and disrupted sleep have been telling me that it was time to flee the city for a few days so I decided to peruse the internet and find a  few options for a quick escape from my busy city life. Since I’ve never been to Galiano and it’s only an hour away from Vancouver, it was the obvious choice for an easy, hassle…