Dalai Lama in Vancouver

When I saw the Dalai Lama in Vancouver BC, I was impressed by his happy personality and total lack of ego.  He liked to smile and tell jokes and was very personable towards the audience.  Before a short meditation session he held with the [...]

By |October 25th, 2014|Buddhism, Videos|Comments Off on Dalai Lama in Vancouver


What a fantastic trip up to Alaska!  Tap on the thumbnail image to the left to see the route our ship travelled along the Inside Passage. We arrived in Vancouver and boarded the cruise ship to start our [...]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Adventures|Comments Off on Alaska


We visited my cousin John and his family in the city of Cairns, which is located in the northern part of Queensland, Australia.  During our stay in 2000, the Olympic torch was making its way around the country and we managed to see it [...]

By |October 1st, 2014|Adventures|Comments Off on Australia