el nino in British Columbia: if you can’t ride them, climb them

It was the last weekend in November, and I had just returned from an epic backpacking adventure in Hawaii. I had barely taken a moment to breathe before Stef and I were standing on a porch in Burnaby, drinking beers with friends when we saw the little white stuff fall from the sky and accumulate…

having a bucket list and fighting hibernation in Canada

Wake me up in the summer now. It’s that time of year. When things get cold and I stay in bed just a little bit longer every day. I look out my window instead of opening my door, and I count down the days until the sun’s warmth will heat me up again. Why do…