Weekend Island getaway to Victoria and Sooke: Dining & beer recap

Nearly five years later and we were back in Victoria. Why aren’t we there more often? Because of the blasted ferry rates. And the slow pace and lack of activities for us. But the exchange rate is still quite terrible and it has been five years. And I made an Aeroplan redemption to stay in…

Dineout around Vancouver Island (but mostly Victoria)

Vancouver is usually all fine and right and we pride ourselves on being city slickers folk, especially I who aspires for bigger and better. But it took just about half a day of getting away from the same-old, even to a slower pace, to kick ourselves for not striving for out-of-city excursions more often. Last…

Marathon finisher

In all its glory, this is what happened before, during, and after my very first marathon ever…. Pre-race Despite using my watch without problems on Saturday morning, I realized in the evening that it had frozen at the screen displaying my godawfully high BMI. I had picked up 3 pacebands earlier in the day for…