crossfit on vacation

Crossfit people… this is for you… I know that you are awesome… I am super impressed with the rope climbing, headstands, medicine ball throws against a wall, kettle ball squats, macro dieting, burpees, early morning gym time, box jumps, pull-ups, rowing, dead lifts, multiple sets…  I could go on and on and on at what... Continue Reading →

July in Camrose

my google search this morning was ‘top things to do in Camrose, Alberta’…  the number one thing was ‘get in your car and drive away’… then immediately I googled ‘top things to do in Dodsland, Saskatchewan’…  there was only one option for fun in Dodsland and it was the museum…  which in my 17 years... Continue Reading →

coulee camping 

'things I knew when I was young... some were true and some were wrong... one day I pray I'll be more than my father's son'  (the Lumineers) why do we  think some things are so important for our children to do?  and it gives us such joy to see when they actually 'get it' and... Continue Reading →

i thought it was a secret, Victoria

I got felt up at security in an airport…  after choosing to not get felt up… I’ve had a lot of different experiences in airports… this was a first…  and everything about it seemed as though I was wanting it to happen… my general attire, since college, has consisted of jogging pants or lululemon pants,... Continue Reading →

overnight field trips

  Someone came up with the idea of overnight field trips.   I’m guessing this is the same person who thinks sleep-overs are awesome.  Possibly same person who thinks ‘boys will be boys’ and kids should be allowed to scream in rink lobbies. Common sense (aka the farmer) told me not to chaperone the field... Continue Reading →

dad does dallas

my dad … started as an engineer… then became a teacher for the money… then was a chef at my grandparents restaurant… then back to teaching…  and is now retiring at the age of 65… he is so dear to me I have trouble putting into words how much I love him and respect him…... Continue Reading →

city of dreams

Friday night Paris was attacked... a city that many love as much as I love New York... it was shocking... and yet I wonder why I still am shocked when these things happen...  as it is happening in other cities all the time and the news is filled with these stories constantly...  it does bring a... Continue Reading →

you have to know someone

one of the reasons we went to New York in the fall was to wander around Central Park and see the trees in their Autumn colours...  we found watching the 'ice skating' to be humorous...  one man fancied himself quite the skater and was just ripping around at dangerous speeds and 'snowing' strangers that were... Continue Reading →

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