Unobservant California Driver

Driving home from dinner last night, Z noticed a particularly erratic driver behind us, in a little Volkswagen Golf. Z: “Oh man, he has California plates. Not from around here.” On Sundays, the right lane of many busy streets in Vancouver becomes a parking lane – you can’t stop there during the week, but evenings …

Great Dog Beds for Older Dogs

Our pride and joy turned 7 this week. 7! Which is roughly 54, in dog years. This past year, he’s slowed down. While he still loves running and fetching, after a long walk in the woods chasing sticks, he needs time to recover, and his hips are stiff for at least a day after.¬†We’re thinking …

When Yoga is Hard

As usual, I’ve had the general feeling that I’ve been “letting myself go” lately. I tend to feel this way every couple of weeks, depending on my schedule and what I’ve been focussing on. Taking care of yourself requires energy and regular attention, you know? There’s no “setting and forgetting” your personal grooming, alas. In …

Egg Hunting for Adults

Hey guys, I’m still here. You might be wondering where I’ve been these past couple of months. Well, in my attempt to “focus”, I cut out almost everything that wasn’t absolutely necessary, including blogging. Sometimes, when you’re working on something big, you just don’t have the capacity to do much else. I wish I could …