Showing posts from December, 2017

Hello 2019!

2018 has been a busy year. I stopped writing here mid of last year because I got promoted at work (yay!) but has been really busy.

One of my goal for this year (and was my goal last year) is to write 1 post each week. Last year is also the first time I didn't have a year-end summary. Oh well. Let's  be positive as we welcome the new year.

New Year's Eve I arrived in Canada last 2015 and I spent NYE for 2016, 2017, and 2018 thinking and dreaming of watching the fireworks in Downtown Vancouver. I didn't go those previous years because of the cold and crowd. I told my brother during my first NYE in Canada that we should book a hotel in Downtown where we could see the fireworks, avoid the crowd, and be warm.

Pan Pacific Hotel That dream came true NYE of 2019. Last September, I booked a hotel room at Pinnacle Hotel. However, in November, I learned that the fireworks display won't be visible from any of their rooms which is unfortunate. I, then, called Pan Pacific Hotel …

To the year that was 2017

I can't believe it is the last day of 2017. When I started this post, I honestly don't know what to write but as I look at all the photos I have, I realized that I have great memories I would love to share.

Instead of the usual, summarizing what happened each month, I picked the 17 events and places that happened in 2017. (When I started the list, it reached 20 but decided to merge some things together). Let's get started:
Things I love everydayWinter, spring, summer, and fall 2017 is my second whole year in Canada and my second year to witness how amazing the transformation of trees are depending on the season. I took a picture of this tree every so often to try and capture the beauty of each season.

Dramatic sunrise Next on the things I love this year are the many beautiful sunrises and sunsets I get to witness. Thanking God each time for all the blessings and for another day. Each of the image below is taken between 7am to 7:30am on my way to work and one for each seas…