In search of sunshine

The theme of traveling to find the sun has remained relevant this week but unfortunately we’re run out of options within reasonable train travel. So we have come to accept the rain and the big, frizzy hair that comes along with it.  We have had a few good sunny days so there’s no need to…

Geneva; cold, scary and fabulous.

We have not yet been able to impress Grandma with our gorgeous, warm Spring weather. It appears that some Canadian style weather may have come along with her. Typically back home when presented with 2 weeks of vacation we would look at the weather map and point our RV in the direction of the sunniest…

Easter in the fast lane

We are back in full tourist mode now that Mom has arrived to spend our Spring holiday with us. Unfortunately the gorgeous Spring weather so far is not spending this holiday with us.  Nevertheless we have found sunshine in our days by surrounding ourselves with family and new sights.  Good Friday we designated for Grandma…

Spring hoarding

I’ve come to the conclusion that the reason that Alberta (Bragg Creek area in particular) sometimes has┬ásuch a lousy Spring is that some parts of Europe have definitely taken more than their share. Perhaps we (I still talk in the “we” voice when talking about anything back-home related) could be similarly blamed for taking too…

The danger of Easter

Easter is a big deal here and it’s scary. That was obvious when the Easter displays popped up in all the stores as soon as the Christmas ones were put away. I’m pretty sure that when Mr. Hallmark had the inspiration to turn another religious holiday into a huge commercial enterprise, he must have been overlooking a…