Capital to Capital

Capital to Capital

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in Canada, Running, United States | No Comments

One cannot go to Washington, D.C. without feeling awed by the power that resides there. Sure, it often feels like nothing actually gets┬ádone in our nation’s capital, but when you can go for a run past the White House and the Supreme Court, and then have dinner at a table next to several senators (hey […]

Back in North America

Back in North America

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012 in Canada, General Travel, United States | One Comment

Towards the end of our Incredible Journey, I fulfilled a long-held travel dream. Sort of. You see, from the moment I first discovered their existence, I have always wanted ┬áto spend a night at an ice hotel. These hotels — usually found in way-far-north locales such as Scandinavia and Quebec City, where the temperature never […]

Reflections and Celebrations on the East Coast

Reflections and Celebrations on the East Coast

Posted by on Jun 3, 2011 in Canada, General Travel, United States | No Comments

Our 1.5-week break in the Bay Area flew by, and once again it was time to board a plane — this one headed to Ottawa, Ontario. That’s where my entire family lives, and it was a perfect opportunity to see both my sisters, my mom, my niece and nephew, and several other friends that live […]