Author: MaryRose Denton

MaryRose Denton is a freelance writer, traveler, licensed massage therapist, yoga teacher, lifelong vegetarian, and most importantly a mother. She enjoys the mash up of these that life brings and writes about them with insight, humour, and wit. A native to the Pacific NW, MaryRose lived for a short duration in Canada before returning home to this richly beautiful area. She has traveled overseas, exploring and visiting friends in their native homes allowing herself a deeper and richer understanding of human nature.MaryRose writes the stories of the people and places she visits, hoping to expand her readers’ interest and touch their hearts. She is a current member of the International Travel Writers and Photographers Alliance. Her stories can be found at rosesandwritings.com or follow her on Instagram and FB, @maryrosedenton.

Discovery Trail view

Four days, three towns getaway to the Long Beach Peninsula

“Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly”, Van Morrison. Tuesday morning and we are

Patio view at Vita's Cafe

Going Vegetarian at Vita’s Wildly Delicious Café on Lopez Island

Wafting aromas of roasted garlic and fresh herbs signaled we had arrived at Vita’s Wildly Delicious Café. Spending the day

View from ferry terminal Lopez Island

Getting Back to Basics, a Provincial Lopez Island E-Bikes Ride

“One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle”, Michael Palin. The