Category Archives: new experiences

this is new

I didn’t sleep well last night. I thought it was because we had all gone out to dinner, and the salmon and lentils are not something I usually eat. And the stupid dreams I had, of running out of time … Continue reading

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as is

I have a deadline now, and I’m usually pretty good with deadlines. The house, after some interesting deliberation, can now be declared as sold. The possession date that we agreed to is two weeks away. Not months, which is the … Continue reading

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local wanderings

Selling a house takes patience. We are doing our best to be patient. No offers yet, and so I left the house again today for a showing. The dog and I took the trek back to the trail in the … Continue reading

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around Banff

I’d be lying if I said we weren’t pouting when we got to our hotel in Banff. To make a comparison between the hotel in town and the cabin on the resort isn’t fair, because we were over-the-top spoiled at … Continue reading

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Athabasca bound

First there was Athabasca Falls, teeming with tourists; and amongst the legs was a barely-leash-trained basset. We resorted to carrying him when the people became too much, but covered ourselves with muddy footprints in the process! I felt a bit … Continue reading

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road trip

It turns out that the dog is road trip rock star. I absolutely wasn’t sure how a four month old puppy would manage on a 18 hour road trip, but he was amazing. Sleeping or contentedly chewing on a bone, … Continue reading

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The clean puppy doesn’t look much different than the dirty puppy, but he sure does smell better!

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