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The start of the snowboarding season

My first day of the season at Sunshine Village consisted of several small triumphant “firsts”. It was the first time in almost two years that I went riding solo (it doesn’t happen very often but when it does, I appreciate … Continue reading

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Necklace Fraud

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Procrastinating by writing about procrastinating

For years, I’ve branded myself as a procrastinator. This self-deprecating term isn’t entirely accurate. I feel as though it makes me sound lazy. Unmotivated. Uninterested. However, when I proclaim I’m a procrastinator, what I’m not conveying to people is that … Continue reading

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Time-out from the city

Sometimes, spontaneity is unexpectedly staying overnight at the family farm…. ….and going horseback riding the next morning in borrowed jammy jams. It’s becoming increasingly more difficult to envision my future self living in the city. Despite the fact that I’ve … Continue reading

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Firsts

First weekend of summer. First run since my knee injury in February. First yoga workshop, focusing on arm balances and inversions. (For the record, I’m much better at inverting than I am at arm balancing….for now.) I’m sore and bruised, … Continue reading

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And I said, Hey! Girl with one eye…

At the risk of sounding like an absolute phony, I generally don’t mind Monday mornings all that much. New week, fresh start, blah de blah blah. This particular Monday morning though, I feel like I could have done with an … Continue reading

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Laid up

Today is a day I’m working from home, in my pyjamas. Last night I had the misfortune of reigniting my ol’ ACL injury. Which kind of puts a damper on this upcoming weekend. I’ve had this girl’s snowboarding weekend scheduled … Continue reading

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Snowshoe to Troll Falls

If you’re not a winter activity enthusiast, I can empathize with how miserable and long this season is. I’m fortunate in the sense that most of my interests centre around ice and snow. From when I was a wee little … Continue reading

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We adopted a kitten. Except…

…his mannerisms are suspiciously similar to those of a dog. We named him Loki and he plays fetch. Which, most of the time, turns into a competition between him and Leila-dog. Leila often wins because of her size advantage. Loki’s … Continue reading

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Five

It’s the one year anniversary of me moving back to Canada. It’s rainy and dreary here today, which reminds me of Auckland in the winter. The more time that goes by, the more I miss it. But I’m incredibly happy … Continue reading

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