Music Monday: Bear Hands

Yes I know it’s Tuesday, however this was just announced via LIB and I am excited. Meet: Bear Hands. These east coast boys from NY have been making the rounds […]


Look at this face, centre of the photo,  grey/blue jersey... Look at her face, literally study it for a moment.  Jaw clenched,  posture is aggressive, she looks determined. This rider is […]

F*&K You, Man.

As I write this post, exteriorly everything is lovely… this view. Yes. BUT. Do you ever find your self here? Hands thrown up, that one curly piece of hair falling […]

Alberni Inlet Trail: To the Coast

It’s that time of year again, actually let’s be honest.. this actually happens at all times of the year 🙂 However, I have a new hiking partner and what happens […]

The Starboard Grill – Set Point!

    A great view & a minimal corkage fee – rainy, stormy, grey weather be damned – I had an unbelievably great date night at this restaurant  The Starboard Grill in […]

PRD, this ones for you.

Let’s look waaay back, to 2005 for today’s edition of Music Monday. In keeping with my Life is Beautiful theme, I am still working through the long list of chosen […]

Fitz & the Tantrums, Max Frost & HOLYCHILD

One of my favourite things currently, in my simple little life, is something  which is very hard to explain using words. A darkened room. Steaming with energy. Pause. Anticipation.  There is a […]

Music Monday: Life is Beautiful Line-Up.

Today’s post is brought to you from my neighbourhood coffee shop, Revolver. I came in today not for the quiet inspiring atmosphere as – it’s always kinda LOUD in here – […]

Life is beautiful. Full stop.

Self disclosure  – Tuesday is my least favourite day of the week. I have my reasons. Tuesday & I go waaaaay back. In my continued quest to seek good, I […]


"The only thing we have to fear is fear it'self - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance." ---- FDR - First Inaugural Address, […]

Sharing the process: Preparation

Welcome to a new segment on Love Being Here. Sharing the Process. I was diagnosed with many things over the years.. everything from IBS, to chronic depression, kidney issues, chronic […]