Archive June 2017 ~ A Blue Pearl
Countdown to Heaven: Two Weeks til Zion and Beyond!

Countdown to Heaven: Two Weeks til Zion and Beyond!

It’s finally almost here, my big trip to Zion National Park. And yet, it’s already almost here! I’m not ready! Although I wish I were leaving tomorrow. I…

Gottles of Gear

Gottles of Gear

There’s a cliché of women over-packing for trips. I’m not saying this stereotype is wrong; I like choice as much as the next chick. But maybe it’s…

I did a 5K!

I did a 5K!

Nuance is underrated. For instance if I say I want sprinkles with ice cream, clearly I want a bowl of sprinkles with a dollop of ice cream….

Dreaming to Travel, Traveling to Dream.

Dreaming to Travel, Traveling to Dream.

Remember when I said I don’t travel because it cost too much? Or was it you that said that? Well whomever was totally right. But that is…

The Price of the Hiking Payoff

The Price of the Hiking Payoff

I believe I’ve said around seventy-two times that I am going to Zion National Park next month. Originally I was only going to do a couple of…

Blogging in Wanderland: It’s not easy being green.

Blogging in Wanderland: It’s not easy being green.

Oh the life of a newbie travel blogger. It’s like the dream where you show up to school/work/a meet-the-parents-dinner totally naked. That’s how I feel every time…

Race Day is in a week and other things I’m not ready for…

Race Day is in a week and other things I’m not ready for…

I’m running my first 5k in a week, the Thunder Dash benefitting public education. Or let’s say I’m mostly running my first 5K. There will be walking. In…

Natural Falls State Park: A Cherry on top the Ozarks

Natural Falls State Park: A Cherry on top the Ozarks

After my anticlimactic attempts at finding some lesser known falls in the Ozark National Forest I was quite excited to see this hidden oasis in eastern Oklahoma….

Glory Hole Falls and Other Ozark Wonders

Glory Hole Falls and Other Ozark Wonders

Ah, the best laid plans…are great until Lenny kills a mouse. Or the hikes in the Ozark National Forest you thought you researched so well totally go…

Trip Time: The Fun Begins

Trip Time: The Fun Begins

It’s here. Trip time. Finally. My first official excursion out of state. It’s not far, it’s not long, it’s not even unique. What it is? Three days…

My name’s Becke and this is my blog about life, travel and making a difference out there. I talk about the stuff we aren't supposed to talk about and about the stuff we all want. Having made a mess of my life (pretty much so far) I decided to turn things around, document a bit for posterity. Because posterity will surely care.

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  • Pretty flowers found in Stanley Park. Don't know what they aware but they're lovely. .
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  • Beacon Hill Park should be the archetype for city parks everywhere. Quiet spaces, wildlife and an ocean view at the end of the trail. Props, Victoria. Props. .
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  • These dudes were my favorite thing in Granville Island. I think it's a cement factory but whatever it is, they got spunk. And cheek. .
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  • The view from Beacon Hill Park in Victoria. Love this place. Playgrounds, ocean views and peacocks. Yes, peacocks. And the waterfront has a huge off-leash area for dogs. Made me miss my pup like crazy! .
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  • In the ferry's wake... I do love the open seas. .
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  • The crescent moon winks as the sun sets on the water. Love the west coast. Night-night Vancouver. .
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  • Found out you can anchor here in False Creek for two weeks, no rent required. Putz around town then head out to sea, rinse and repeat. Now I just need the boat...
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  • Oh you know, just a Classical Chinese Garden in the middle of the big city. Dr Sun Yat-Sen's urban zen did not disappoint. Loving Vancouver. .
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