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Expecting the Unexpected

When I look at this photograph I cannot help but laugh. What may appear to be a carefully orchestrated moment (a moment in which Andy and I waited patiently for an ibex to meander its way across the foreground of our setting so we could snap a few photos) actually was in fact an accident. We had just finished hiking through the… Continue reading Expecting the Unexpected

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In the Beginning

At the ripe age of eleven years old, I did not have the slightest idea of what I was getting myself into. A friend merely informed me that they were short on volunteers for an annual trip they did out to the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. I asked her to sign me up. Little did I know that the seemingly… Continue reading In the Beginning

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A Clothespin Christmas 

Christmas comes but once a year and now it is here indeed. It is crazy how quickly this year has gone by. It is like we celebrated the new year, blinked, and now it is already December again. Crazy, I tell you. Since we cannot deny that Christmas is just around the corner, Andy and… Continue reading A Clothespin Christmas 

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Resfeber

Resfeber is a Swedish word that describes the restless race of a traveller's heart before their journey begins. It is when feelings of anxiety and anticipation are tangled together, coexisting in perfect harmony in the depths of one's soul. It is the feeling that I get when I say "yes" to an utterly spontaneous adventure, unsure… Continue reading Resfeber

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Blueberries

One of the best times of year here in Northern Manitoba is late summer, when the leaves begin to turn the vibrant colors of fall and the air becomes more crisp, sighing away the last few warm days before the first snowfall. During this part of summer, one can trample through the boreal forest and collect… Continue reading Blueberries

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Oh the places you’ll go…

I cannot help but stare out the window of our apartment sometimes and think about what a wonderful world this is that we have the opportunity to live in. Yes, media headlines are filled with stories consuming our thoughts with the overwhelming tragedies of living in the twenty-first century. It is far too easy to forget… Continue reading Oh the places you’ll go…