Tagged: beach


Year end road trip

Over the Christmas/New Years holidays we didn’t have any big travel plans. We had hoped to go ski but mother nature decided not to cooperate on delivering snow. The boys were getting restless after a week off school so Heather and I decided on the spur of the moment to take a road trip over New Years Day. First stop on our excellent road trip was Pinnacles National Park.  Just say the word “cave” to any young boy and they will be ready to go hike.  We packed up a lunch and a handful of flashlights and headed off on...


Cape of Good Times!

Our time in London is drawing to a close (yes, it’s already been 14 months out of our planned 18 months overseas).  So, we’re getting a bit panicky about all the places we have left to see and things we want to do. Sometime in January, we decided to go big, and plan a trip to South Africa over Kevin’s school term break.  Our upstairs neighbour went to college there and was quite helpful in the planning process and gave us quite a long list of things that would be “kid-appropriate” to see. So, on the evening of Feb 11,...


Weekend in Carmel

We had a pretty quiet New Years Eve this year, but we certainly made up for it on the 2nd weekend in January.  We packed up the car after Kevin’s Saturday morning nap and headed south to meet up with Heather’s parents in Carmel. They were staying at a relative’s home in Carmel only a few blocks from the beach. To make things even better, the weather was sunny and unusually warm for January (mid 70’s). After a quick lunch we headed to the beach for the afternoon. It had been about 3 months since Kevin had been to the...