Whistler, British Columbia – A Photo Essay

Every winter my boyfriend and I spend a few days in Whistler before Christmas.  It’s a time to unwind, enjoy  nice meals and wine and for Seth, to snowboard.  The way up was a sunny day, cold but clear skies.  We arrived at the Four Seasons just in time for the 4pm daily wine tasting…

November Favourites

“Winter is the season of the imagination more than any other. The landscapes are magically transformed by the snow. That magic extends into everything about winter; the stories, the spookiness, the ghosts in the chimney, the silence of the snow.” It’s been a stormy month on the coast.  It rained 25 consecutive days in October and it…

20 Days of Must See Christmas Movies

A movie a day to watch until Christmas Eve! How the Grinch Stole Christmas – It just doesn’t feel like  Christmas until I’ve visited Whoville.  ELF – Funniest Christmas movie aside from my next pick.  It’s Christmas in New York, a great soundtrack and I will never get over the escalator scene. Lampoons Christmas Vacation – I am…

Surviving the Holiday Season when you have an Anxiety Disorder

  Christmas, aside from Halloween, is by far my favourite time of year.  The world transforms into a magical place at Christmas.  The streets are flooded with Holiday shoppers carrying colourful packages wrapped in pretty colours and bows. Party invites, family time and all around Christmas cheer.  For many, a time to don your Holiday best,…