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Penguin Encounter at San Diego SeaWorld

(1) San Diego Sea World, (2) San Diego Zoo and (3) San Diego Safari Park. I love visiting San Diego.  Three of my favourite places to see animals are there.  San Diego Zoo, San Diego Sea W…
Las Vegas 2013

Apparently, they love Canadians in Las Vegas!  Well, Canadians Do like to go to Las Vegas! Why wouldn't we?  It's just a short flight away and there are so many deals to be found on-line t…
Los Angeles 2013

A visit to the Hollywood Walk of Fame this summer brought back pleasant memories of a summer three years ago where I, along with my sister, accompanied a group of English teenage girls comprising of…
Mission San Juan Capistrano

On my recent summer vacation in Southern California I visited Mission San Juan Capistrano.  I was really looking forward to this visit as I had heard stories about the 'Miracle of the Swallows'…
The Getty Villa

A day trip to the Getty Villa (1) up in the Pacific Palisades followed by a late lunch at Gladstone's (2) for seafood right on the beach. History of the Getty Villa I recently discovered that there …
Gold Leaf Fazioli Piano

Talk about dazzle! I had the opportunity to check out the 24k gold leaf piano at the Fazioli showroom in the Aberdeen Mall in Richmond. The piano recently arrived from Italy where it was made by han…
Walk of Fame

It came as a shock to me recently, when I realized that I had been 'in the Biz' for 32 years!  How long ago it seems when it all started for me.  Where did the time go?  I was a fairl…
Secret Garden

One of my favourite childhood stories is a book called Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett.  It tells the tale of two lonely children and their discovery of a secret garden. The children s…
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians is the debut novel by American Author Kevin Kwan.  The novel is exactly as the title suggests - it's about crazy rich asians in today's modern world.  It was a fun and ea…
Lights, Camera, Pose!

Recently I was photographed for an interview for AM1470.  Here are some of the remaining photos that were used in that interview. You can read Part One here and Part Two here .  I kno…
Gutsy Walk 2013

On June 9th a big group of us representing Fairchild Radio participated in Gusty Walk held at Thunderbird Park at UBC.  It was a nice sunny day and the whole group of us in our red t-shirts rea…
Eaten Alive!

On a recent trip to Malaysia I had the pleasure of being eaten alive. Well almost, and not by mosquitoes. What I had in fact was a very thorough but gentle pedicure by the “foot doctors of Malaysia”…