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See Snow Differently

January 23, 2015 15 Comments »

Canadian Rocky Mountains

I’m not a huge fan of winter. Maybe that’s because I grew up in the middle of Illinois where it was cold all winter but we only got a big snowstorm a few times a season. It was just blah – gray, drab, and cold. It’s the kind of winter where you really can’t do […]

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Pioneering the Scenic Rim Trail

July 10, 2014 10 Comments »

hiking Queensland

I waited at the edge of the road as the big truck passed by in low gear slowly climbing up Cunningham Gap otherwise known as Highway 15 in Queensland. I thought about what this pass would have looked like 186 years ago when explorer Allan Cunningham discovered it in 1828. After multiple attempts, he discovered […]

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Learning How to Ski and Smile

February 11, 2014 6 Comments »

Marmot basin skiing

Dieter, the shuttle driver at the Edmonton airport picked up my suitcase with a big grin – “So you are going to Jasper to ski. You’ll love it – we’ve had lots of snow.” He said proudly. I hastily explained to Dieter that I’m not really a skier – but I was going to learn […]

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Week In-stagram Review

August 30, 2013 11 Comments »

Kicking Horse Mountain gondola

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then each Friday I will post 5 of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks […]

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Panoramic Patagonia

March 8, 2013 19 Comments »

patagonia panoramic feature

Patagonia is a part of the world that is meant to seen in a super wide perspective.  I spent a month in Patagonia and not a day went by where I didn’t stop, look around me and think “This is perfect”.  I felt like the sky and clouds could swallow me – I felt small.  […]

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