happy summer! it seems summer has officially shown it’s beautiful smile here in victoria and I’ve been enjoying every minute of it!
This past couple months has been full of travels, adventures, and settling down… I’ll give you a sneak peak of what has been keeping me busy…
mid-may we boarded an airplane and partied in vegas with a couple of rockstars…
then near the end of may, family called and I headed east to Cape Breton Island (check out http://wp.me/s1l8Lq-family)
May 31st came and we packed our bags and hit the road… and headed west, all the way to Victoria.
we moved to west victoria/esquimalt… and chose to live here because:
1) the ocean
2) fol epi/cafe fantastico
best coffee, bread and pastries in the city within walking distance… yum!
and of course 3) anna-banana!
… and it’s been great!
I hadn’t even been in Victoria for 40 hours, when I hopped on another plane and headed to Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Home to the Kripalu Centre for Yoga and Health.
And, I definitely felt at home! I was involved with a weeklong Yoga for Parkinson’s retreat (June 4-9), run by the National Parkinson Foundation. I left that week bursting with inspiration… so much so that I’ll share it in another post – so keep your eye out for that!
Because my dissertation was still hanging over my head, I went back to Kelowna for a week of WORK, WORK, WORK!
And whaddya know, it got finished and handed to my committee! What that means now, is that I have a couple months to wait, then head back to Kelowna in September for my defence!
And now it’s summer-time…
and my pace has definitely slowed down! In between getting my last 2 papers published, and my last bit of data analyzed, I’ll get to enjoy ALL the island has to offer! Including,
and the beach (and surfing!)!