I have to admit that lists of fun things to are often hard to compile. It’s not because Vancouver doesn’t have a lot going on for families — quite the opposite. It’s because working and swimming lessons and sports-day preperation and grocery shopping often come in the way of participating in said ‘fun things’, and by the time you have a chance to catch your breath, it’s already Sunday evening and you’re right back at it again. Phew.
Carina and I are very familiar with the daily grind. While we may paint a pretty picture of our adventures, we also understand that after everything else you do, the idea of forking over another $50 for admission to something you are too exhausted to enjoy is… well… nauseating. That’s why this week is devoted to getting outside and enjoying the FREE-dom Vancouver has to offer. That and because my kids told me the ‘R’ in my name stands for “resourceful.” I think that’s a nice way of saying “cheap” since it was part of my Mother’s Day card. Whatev’s — call it what you want, let’s keep those wallets closed this long weekend.
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