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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…

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…

OKC Eats: From Yum to Ho-hum

OKC Eats: From Yum to Ho-hum

Been wanting to do a food post for a bit as OKC has gotten on the foodie train along with the rest of Food Network-watching world. Though…

Riversport Adventures in OKC

Riversport Adventures in OKC

Oklahoma City has a river, a man-made river made for man. Specifically, it’s made for man to riversport. It was, I believe, part of the first MAPS…

Turner Falls: The Good, the Bad and the Depressing Digression

Turner Falls: The Good, the Bad and the Depressing Digression

Finally made it to a staple of Oklahoma tourism, Turner Falls in Davis, OK. It’s a pretty iconic place in these parts, bringing people from Texas, Oklahoma…

Running For the Sake of Running

Running For the Sake of Running

I’ve always been athletic. That may be an exaggeration. I’ve often enjoyed being active. Yes, that’s more like it. Though I’ve never been into running per se,…

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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