Dimitrou’s Jazz Alley – You gotta do this!

When you live on the West Coast of Canada, there aren’t a lot of weekend escapes that you can make without flying somewhere. Hawaii is over 5 hours by plane. We can drive to the interior but it’s already getting cold with hazardous driving conditions on the Coquihalla Highway in October.  If you’re a music lover,…

A little down time in Puerto Vallarta

It’s been more than a decade since I’ve been to Mexico and about 25 years since I’ve basked on the beaches of an all-inclusive in Puerto Vallarta. This time, I arrived with some Spanish under my belt to share a week with our wonderful friends, Bill, Karin, Don and Lindy, at SECRETS Vallarta. Secrets has a…