Thisawayz and Thatawayz

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who only dream at night. – Edgar Allan Poe

Category: Vancouver

Leaving Canada

When I was checking my luggage at YVR, the baggage handler started speaking to me, in heavily accented, broken English, “Refugees come live off us – live luxury – not work.” I did a double take, looking over my shoulder for someone else he was speaking to. Me? He’s speaking to me? Why me? Do […]

Veg fest Vancouver

Harold and I took the skytrain downtown with my parents to Veg Fest Vancouver held on Granville street. It was a block long and was part of a larger cultural festival called Viva fest. The first block of Viva fest was all Sikh. We were amazed to not only see Sikh rappers performing, but also a Sikh motorcycle gang. This […]

Graze Restaurant & the Twilight Drive-in – Vancouver

For our second vegan restaurant foray, Harold and I met my parents at the Graze Restaurant on Fraser street, in Vancouver. I had high expectations for this place, after seeing the photos of the food online. Downstairs, they have a more formal dining area where they serve three course meals, and upstairs is an indoor park where […]

Meet on Main – Vancouver

My Mother and I have made a deal that when we’re both in town we will make plans to visit one vegan restaurant per month. First up was Meet on Main, which caters to burgers, fries and comfort food. I’d seen photos of it on a friend’s Facebook status and it really appealed to me […]

It’s all in the planning

 “We could live offa the fatta the lan’.” – John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men We’ve been doing a lot of research lately. Harold has been looking up all the specifics of what we need to take care of the truck and RV, and my job is planning where to go, and how we’ll get […]

Taking the plunge

“You have had a dream for so many years. Let today be the day you make a plan for it. Just think about how much more likely you are to hit your target when you finally aim at it.” – Steve Maraboli I’ve been watching my parents go off in their motor home for years and […]

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