Book Launch!

And….. We’re off!! “Back from Obesity: My 252-pound Weight-loss Journey” is now officially available in both softcover and electronic formats. Here’s the copy from the back of the book: THIS IS NOT A “HOW-TO” BOOK. This is my story—the story of an ordinary...

Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n Roll

I was so busy reporting on my Canadian Adventure the past few posts, I entirely missed the 45th anniversary of Woodstock. That’s okay… I missed it back then, too. Forty-five years ago, I was the most sheltered and naïve 15-year-old on the planet. (See August 6 post...

Gettin’ High

The Cliff Walk, the Suspension Bridge, the Treetop Adventure—what more could a person ask for to challenge her inner scaredy cat in one day? Yep, I pushed my luck and boarded the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain. If you’ve been reading along on this series of...

I’m a tree squirrel!

A funny thing happened after I successfully crossed the Capilano Suspension Bridge a couple weeks ago. I suddenly became fearless (at least temporarily!). At the far end of the bridge, there’s another concession stand, picnic tables, restrooms, and signposts pointing...

Out onto the Bridge

A rocking and rolling mass of humanity moved almost in lockstep across the 460-foot Capilano Suspension Bridge. Staying to the right in each direction, there’s just enough room to pass the line of lemmings headed the opposite way. A feeling of drunkenness prevails....
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