My Oregon

Although there is a large windsurfing community in Hood River, I’m only exposed to it through family tradition. I mostly keep on heading back down to see friends and to disconnect from the world. My dad is a firm believer that TV, movies, Internet and texting have no place on family trips. This has slowly … More My Oregon

Windsurfing the Gorge

It’s 6 a.m. and I’m on the top bunk in the motorhome as we’re driving over to the Hatch, a small fish hatchery known for its large swells along the Washington side of the Columbia River. So what are we doing up so early on our family vacation? Well, if you remember the size of our motorhome … More Windsurfing the Gorge

Snapshot! Kensington Market Pedestrian Sundays

Ever wonder what would happen if you shut down the streets leading into the pedestrian hub of Toronto? That’s basically what Kensington Market Pedestrian Sundays are all about. Instead of cars, there are street performers, giant boardgames, food vendors and musicians. But the best part about KMPS is only in part thanks to this weird … More Snapshot! Kensington Market Pedestrian Sundays