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Blue Skies & Butterflies

Today, we have blue skies and sunshine! It is -20 degrees outside, the days are short, and there is still plenty of snow blanketing the ground, but we have blue skies and sunshine after several months of cloud coverage. We finally have Manitoba winter weather and life is good! A year ago today, we were in… Continue reading Blue Skies & Butterflies

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Snowflakes

I have recently discovered the wonder and excitement of snowflakes. This may sound a bit silly, but growing up in southern California, snow was not really a thing. Sure, we could pack up the car and drive to the mountains where my family and I would make snowmen and sled down random hills. But snow… Continue reading Snowflakes

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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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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