URBAN COOKOUT

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Instagram stories | No Comments
URBAN COOKOUT

Staycations can be a great time to spend quality time with family and friends. There’s nothing better than sharing a meal with them. We Canadians love our barbecues. Having a barbecue at home is always awesome but since it’s summer, let’s take it to the next level. Take the cookout to the city! With the […]

ADVENTURE DAY TRIP

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Instagram stories, storytelling | No Comments
ADVENTURE DAY TRIP

When the school year is over, the kids breathe a sigh of relief and excitement mounts for the months ahead. For parents, it means a break from the daily school year routine and more time to spend with the kids. Each year, as summer approaches, our family talks about plans and ideas for summer fun […]

InstaLumTrip – Oregon Coast moment

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Instagram stories, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Oregon Coast moment

Temporary // watching the scene change before my eyes. #instalumtrip memory. Within the hour, it went from bright and sunny, to grey and foggy. Marvellous. Whaleshead Beach was another ‘distraction’ stop along the Oregon coast. We saw a glimpse of it from the highway and made the split second decision to pull over. During the […]

Road Trip Journalism

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, journey, storytelling | No Comments
Road Trip Journalism

Of all the plans and preparations I made regarding the documentation of our road trip, I completely underestimated how little time I would have to post photos and blog posts. Between time driving (I’ve chosen to be the only driver, so far), non-stop activity at our locations and spotty data on Roam Mobility (will cover […]

Yosemite…almost

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, journey, stories | No Comments
Yosemite…almost

I was stoked about Yosemite. The sights, the splendor. Alas, we didn’t go. At the visitor centre outside Yosemite, we were told that smoke from the fire at Sierra National Forest blocked the signature views in Yosemite Valley. Since we were staying in an adjacent park (Inyo National Forest), that would have meant a wasted […]

InstaLumTrip – Day 1

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Day 1

We’ve hit the road and what an awesome first day of our six week road trip! Met up for lunch with a good friend in Bellevue. Had our first #InstaLumMeet with a super group of Seattle area IGers, in Tacoma. We met at the Museum of Glass and walked over to the Tacoma Link Union […]