How to Move Back to your Hometown and Love it

When I left Kelowna for law school in Victoria, I cheerfully and naively thought I'd never move back.  I thought I was headed to Vancouver Island for life - lawstudents.ca had smugly told me that 8/10 law students end up settling near where they went to school, and I believed it. While Victoria was typically beautiful … Continue reading How to Move Back to your Hometown and Love it

Home for the Holidays: Cake to Eat by Yourself

"Do you have a cake," wrote my friend Jessi, "that would be good for bringing to Christmas parties, but also good for staying home and eating by yourself?"  Jessi was on track, because I have just the cake.  This one is a soft and light chocolate peppermint cake without the really  overwhelming heaviness that sometimes … Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Cake to Eat by Yourself