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 […]

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ten simple steps to ruin your family vacation 

upon reflection of our family Christmas vacation to Costa Rica, the farmer and I have come to the conclusion that family vacations are similar to giving birth…  you swear you’ll never do it again and next thing you know you are up in the middle of the night with a child wondering how you could […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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… […]

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