A New Years Love Letter

Well we are coming to the end of another year. I have never been one to overly celebrate the start of a new year, but this one feels different. After getting separated and becoming a single dad, near the beginning of this year, I was thrown into a dilemma. Do I let the situation crush…

Sasamat Lake / Woodhaven Swamp – Belcarra Regional Park

Once again it was supposed to be a rainy weekend in the Lower mainland. Now this might get some people down but I love the rain. There is something cleansing about it. Everything smells fresh, renewed. Everything looks a little brighter, especially the greens. Not to mention that amazing feeling of coming home and getting…

Jeers for fears… facing my anxiety.

Well… I have been putting off writing this post for a while. It’s not because I don’t know what to write; it’s because it is often hard to admit flaws. I have dealt with anxiety for as long as I can remember and it wasn’t until this year that I have been through some intense…

Crystal Falls: Learning about Limits

Today’s post will be a little different. Yes, I will tell you all about the trail; however, I also need to write about how my boys taught me a very important lesson. First of all Crystal Falls is located in Coquitlam, B.C. You could live in the area and never know that this trail exists….

Mystery Lake

My oldest had a day off school and he asked if he and I could go on a hike on our own. He wanted to go to Mystery Lake and check it out before we go snowshoeing there this winter. We had talked about going to Mystery Lake a number of times and had also…