Archive for the category "travel"

Welcome to Winter in Iowa

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I landed in Iowa I was surprised to see less snow on the ground than there was back in Vancouver. I’m so used to telling his relatives that we don’t get much snow back where we’re from in Canada, which usually results in incredulous looks, however this time around things are different. […]

Taking in a Quad City Flames Game

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday after many more family good times, we piled into the car and drove over to the Quad Cities (which consist of Davenport, Rock Island, Moline, and Bettendorf) to catch my first-ever AHL game. Driving through the countryside from Iowa to Illinois we followed a breathtaking sunset that made the entire sky glow from orange […]

New Year in Iowa: Getting Settled

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a very long day yesterday our heads finally hit our pillows in small town Iowa. We’ve been reunited with John’s family and all of his nieces and nephews (that I can tell he misses dearly since he can’t stop playing college football on Playstation with the boys). We didn’t accomplish much today but I […]

I Know That I am the Luckiest

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When John and I were separated by thousands of kilometers before he made the move to Canada we used to send each other video postcards. One evening when driving back to the city from his parents’ house he put his camera on the dashboard of his car and spoke to me while cruising through the […]

MidSummer at the Golden Beaver Winery

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

About a year ago John and I first drove past Golden Beaver Winery and since then we’ve been by for tastings and have even been featured on their website. After being invited back by the owners, Bruno and Stella, my sister and I left Osoyoos city limits this afternoon to pay them a visit. I […]