Author Archives: ShiromiA

The Gathering Isle

I won’t lie, 2012 was an unbelievably stressful year in the Arserio household. So when the idea of a vacation came up, we knew we wanted to go back to Hawaii. Sometimes, there’s nothing like going home again, and Oahu … Continue reading

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The End of My World

It’s been over six months since my last post. A month after, we finally moved into our new house. During those weeks we had drama that ranged from not knowing if the deal would fall through to discovering that our … Continue reading

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Shatterer of Worlds

Another few weeks go by and I seemingly have nothing to say. Not so. Actually, I’ve had quite a bit going on, just little time to say it. For one thing, new events have arisen on the housing front. I … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

You’re probably wondering where I’ve been these past few months. Well, I’m in the same place I was two months ago and that has been really difficult for me to accept. We’ve been in this short sale buying nightmare. I … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food!

Boy life has really gotten in the way the past few weeks. My dog was diagnosed with malignant melanoma, so we’ve been working with a veterinary oncologist to deal with that. The treatment is going okay so far, but he’s … Continue reading

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Totem Poles, Suspension Bridges & Cable Cars, Oh My!

Honestly, it’s been a rough week, and it seems hard to believe that just a few weeks ago I was lounging around the beautiful city of Vancouver being thankful that I finally have a vacation. Believe me, after this past … Continue reading

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Vacation!

Finally, a vacation! I took absolutely no work with me except a camera which is always wise if you’re a travel writer and the editor inevitably asks you for images. And oh did I take pictures! Vancouver was perfect and … Continue reading

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Snowmen and Sea Otters

What a strange couple of weeks it’s been. First we had a crazy snow storm where we had more snow in one day than we usually get in a year. Luckily we didn’t lose power except for a couple of … Continue reading

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Libraries & Doughnuts

Happy New Year! It’s been a few days since I posted. Been thinking long and hard about my goals for the new year. It certainly should be an interesting one, that’s for sure. I’ve been busy planning a bit of … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Veil!

No, I didn’t play WoW, but it does amuse me to have this in-game version of Christmas and the Solstice. Where did the month go? I honestly had planned to post more often than this! As you can see, I … Continue reading

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