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: Ski Resorts

Taos, NM – Enchanted Circle Drive

The Enchanted Circle Drive is an 83 mile circular route up through the Carson National Forest, north and east of Taos. The route takes you around Wheeler Peak, the highest point in the state at 13,161′ feet, up in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. At the visitor centre, we had been told the better way to drive it […]

Fernie, BC could have been our t-shirt town

This statue is the original Fernie who the town was named after not to be confused with the current day Fernie who is my stepfather. My stepfather Fernie doesn’t come from Fernie, BC. I expect it would have been very strange to have the same name as his hometown, so it’s probably better this isn’t […]

Kimberly, BC could have been my hometown

My father grew up in Kimberley, but moved to Vancouver when he was 17. I have some very young memories of spending Christmas there at my paternal Grandparents house, but only bits and pieces. One of my most vivid memories is waking up in the middle of the night amidst a group of arms and […]

Golden, BC – Kicking Horse Country

I’ve never stopped in Golden before, but I should have. It’s a cute little town between the Rocky Mountains and Columbia Mountain ranges with access to six national parks: Banff, Glacier, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke and Yoho. Two rivers meet at the town, Kicking Horse River, famous for whitewater rafting, and the Columbia River, which meanders through […]

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