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Douglas Coupland at the VAG

Douglas Coupland at the VAG

P7240017Douglas Coupland is a Vancouver based artist and writer. He’s written 12 novels and many other books as well, he’s a multimedia artist. His latest exhibition Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything is currently on replay at the Vancouver Art Gallery. His exhibition illuminates what he views as the 21st century condition.

As I am also both artist and writer so I was…

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The Virgin Scarlet Mojito

Try the most refreshing beverage of the summer! This sparkling drink is my go-to refreshment any time of the day.

The Virgin Scarlet Mojito

Try the most refreshing beverage of the summer! This sparkling drink is my go-to refreshment any time of the day.

The Jungle Revolution

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Tabs at home in the jungle.

I Found God In the Jungle/There Is No God In the Jungle

A recent trip to the Oso Peninsula in Costa Rica changed me in ways I could not predict. It was the most profound adventure of my life thus far (aside from giving birth).

I will tell you that I found God in the jungle and I will also tell you that there is no God in the jungle. Both of these statements are true.

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Spring Float Fun at the Beach!

Spring Float Fun at the Beach!

P7100027This summer, when we head to the beach, our Spring Float from SwimWays is packed along with our towels. The Spring Float is a fabric-covered inflatable pool float with a patterned inner spring.

In the summertime, we don’t do pools in my family. We live on a huge, freshwater lake in the sunny Okanagan Valley; a sandy beach is where we spend our hot summer days with the Spring Float. It’s simple,…

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How To Call A Crocodile

How To Call A Crocodile

Once in a long while you fall instantly in love with another human being. Anthony is our once in awhile crocodile… Anthony of Sierpe

*This is the final post about my family’s jungle adventures on the Oso Peninsula of Costa Rica. Follow along on all our wild jungle adventures here: Jungle Adventure!

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Peter and Pip waiting on our dock for our boat taxi into the town of Sierpe, Costa Rica.

After…

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Peter Not-Pizzaface and the Decrepit Caboose

Peter Not-Pizzaface and the Decrepit Caboose

Hot off the Press!

Peter Not-Pizzaface and the Decrepit Caboose is published on Amazon Kindle and Smashwords.com today!

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Peter Not-Pizzaface and the Decrepit Caboose is the first book in the Peter Not-Pizzaface series. The series follow Peter (an accidental adventurer) and his wild travel adventures. The novels include exciting illustrations depicting Peter’s wild journey!

FYI: The Peter…

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Voortman Cookie Party!

P6100001The other day a special delivery of cookies arrived at my house. My daughters’ eyes lit up as I opened the box and discovered bag upon bag of Voortman cookies. The variety of cookies to try was tantalizing!

When I told my girls that it was our job to eat the cookies, they thought it was Christmas in June!

Voortman Cookies appeal to me because they are a Canadian Company founded by two brothers…

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Mistaya’s Magical Prom Night

Mistaya’s Magical Prom Night

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Photo by Mountain View Studios

Mistaya graduated from high school this past weekend.

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Mistaya is the 5th graduate from the front.

Mistaya finished her exams, attended her semi-formal prom, her formal prom and finally her graduation ceremony. Despite the teacher’s being on strike, the ceremony went off without a hitch. Vice principals and principles from middle schools…

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Horseback Riding in the Jungle

Horseback Riding in the Jungle

Today we’re horse back riding through the jungle—another exciting instalment in my family’s jungle adventures on the Oso Peninsula of Costa Rica.
Follow all our adventures here: Jungle Adventure!

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We are a little spoiled when it comes to horseback riding in Costa Rica. Rosita lives on a small farm about 5 km from our jungle home. We arrange through a phone call to Sierpe to join her on a trail…

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