Category Archives: Random Fluff
Having been mostly vegan for a few months now, there are a number of things that we have discovered that we hadn’t really expected. 1. You will poop. A lot. Like, way WAY more than you did before becoming vegan. Sometimes you will be very fearful that you’re about to plug the toilet. I
Friends and family, Mike and I have been harbouring a secret from some of you. Ok it’s not really a secret, just a topic that is uncomfortable to talk about due to the visceral and sometimes aggressive reactions some people have to this sort of thing. We are currently transitioning to a vegetarian or “vegan-lite”
Yesterday I turned another year older, and this website celebrated it’s 5th anniversary. The (in)frequency of posting here is not a direct reflection of my desire to write, nor does it imply lack of potential content or things to say. Rather it is a reflection of how I typically do not make enough time to
On April 11th Michael and I revisited the Ink Pots, and in true hiker fashion, this was the place he chose to get down on one knee and propose! We hadn’t been back since our first ever backpacking trip, so it was a lovely surprise, even if the day was a bit cold. After I
I haven’t abandon my blog again, but I HAVE recently begun a new job, which hasn’t left me with much time to do interesting things, or write. Mike started back to school at SAIT at the beginning of March, and I got a position at Modus Structures (Modus specializes in the design and build of
I know, I have been slacking in the updates department. Primarily most of my time has been eaten up by a couple of major projects that I am working on (in partnership with my fantastic comrades) and while I can’t talk about what they are, yet, they are very exciting and time consuming right now.
Website woes, let me show them to you. First, if you don’t have an internet connection at home, it’s a huge pain to try and update anything. We only recently (as in within the last few weeks) got our OWN internet out here in the country. We decided to try Xplornet. So far, so good.
With Easter just around the corner, now is the time to start planning your annual summer holiday with your friends or loved ones. Take a look at some of the best seaside sojourns available, which can accommodate you, whatever you hope to achieve from your 2013 holiday. Beach Holidays Beach holidays are, quite simply, what
My good friend, Wendy, from The Crafty Cultivator, has been doing a series on the progress her sweet potato sprouts are making (among other seeds). I thought I would follow suit and post a bit of an update on mine. As you can see, the sprouts are quite long, and have quite a number of
If there’s one sizzling summer destination that never fails to wow its visitors, Greece is it. Home to magical myths and soul-stirring ruins from ancient civilizations not to mention breathtaking views and gorgeous coastlines, Greece really is something special. And with so many Greek islands to choose from you’ll never be short of ideas. There’s lovely
I don’t really have the time or the drive to write anything really fantastic, so here are some photos of the barn cats that live it my work. This is Matiné. She’s named after the famous dressage horse, Blue Hors Matiné. This is not a very good photo of Nikki, but she’s a bit elusive
When it comes to finding a luxury cruise, the world really is your oyster. Will you opt for a lavish jaunt around the beautiful Norwegian Fjords, taking in the stunning sights of the Northern Lights? Or perhaps the chance to book Caribbean cruises tickles your fancy, where you can enjoy the desert island style splendor of the
That photo is me, at 25, when I still had dreadlocks. The long weekend saw the passing of two important events, wrapped up into one great day Firstly, I turned the ripe old age of 30. Secondly, the blog celebrated it’s second anniversary. I started this website on something of a whim, on my 28th
It’s been quite a year. In some ways, it was a very long year, even though it seems that time passes more quickly every day. I can’t say that I am sorry to see 2011 behind us. Yes, there are a lot of wonderful memories, and we had some amazing experiences, including crossing quite a
I know it’s been quiet around here (pesky obligations such as work and sleep have prevented much writing). We have a few more adventures under our belts, which will eventually get posted, but in a few short hours the four of us will be on our way towards Seattle, where we are catching a cruise
Cal: We need to go to Balzac this afternoon for dog food Danny: Why would anyone name their town Ball-sack!?!?!?!?! Cal: It’s BALZAC Danny! Bal-ZAC!!!