Tag: happiness

Good morning.

I wake this morning, the weather is gloomy yet I feel brighter then ever. I press start on the coffee machine, the sound of the steaming water along with the birds chirping makes up that perfect morning melody. Derick is sound asleep, catching up… Continue Reading “Good morning.”

Be your own source of happiness

We are almost settled in. Our small amount of furniture is all in place and our belongings along with our little treasures/decorations have found their spots in the house. There is still this feeling of being lost in this larger place that I am… Continue Reading “Be your own source of happiness”

Getting off the road

After almost 3 years of living on the road, moving from town to town, we’ve finally decided to settle down for a year or so in a adorable little trailer home, here on Saturna Island. We are heavy hearted to be getting out of… Continue Reading “Getting off the road”

Take care of your mind, body, and soul.

Its just before 7 on a Saturday morning, the sun is peaking through your curtains telling you to wake up. Even if you have nothing to do, listen to it. Stop sleeping in. Brew a fresh pot of coffee, cook yourself some pancakes and… Continue Reading “Take care of your mind, body, and soul.”

Quit your desk job

I remember like it was yesterday, I was sitting at my desk in Gatineau, Quebec, wearing a suits, wondering what the heck I was doing with my life. I had dropped out of college, landed on a “great opportunity” job as an admin, and… Continue Reading “Quit your desk job”

Winter on a rain shadowed Island

It’s now the middle of winter, the ground is covered with a mix of mud, fresh grass and blossoming flowers. Roses bushes are beginning to bloom and the locals are getting their gardens beds ready for this spring. The west coast has been treating… Continue Reading “Winter on a rain shadowed Island”

Being a female, traveling carpenter.

As I was growing up, l had the stereotypical idea that by the age of 25 I would be married, working in an office, have a house, kids and in general be settled down near my family. I am now 25, move about twice… Continue Reading “Being a female, traveling carpenter.”

On to the next one

Since we finalized our big project in Ukee, we’ve been filling in the work time gap by preparing a lot and forms for a pre-fab home on Salt spring Island. Our home crew will be building it and the idea is for it to… Continue Reading “On to the next one”