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Category: Wanderlusting

Born to be Wild

Tonight I spread my wings with an international all-women biker group called Women in the Wind. The Saskatoon chapter, Bridge City Thunder, meets every Tuesday in riding season for jaunts to nearby towns. I’m still in awe at what an amazing ride that was. My mom’s neighbour, Winnie, was the one who told me about […]

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Young Adult 101

To my siblings, cousins, and anyone about to approach the crossroads of teenage life and young adulthood: It took me until this month, the month of my 26th birthday, to figure out my career path (and even that is fluctuating as new opportunities present themselves). I feel that everything I did until this point has […]

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Love & Compassion

Last wednesday his Holiness, the Dalai Lama gave a talk here in Montreal about global citizenship through universal responsibility. He put it to the youth that we need to be the ones to create change, and it has to begin within each and every one of us with compassion; change will not come from the […]

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Voyage to Grey Owl’s Cabin

Upon hearing of my wrongful dismissal, my good pal Mickey blazed himself a trail up into the North that for a few weeks was my home. Some people are dreamers, some are passively accepting of how things are, and some, well they create their own adventure. Mickey’s the latter; a do-er, if you will. Having […]

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Grey Owl: the Man, the Myth, the Legend

There’s a lot of rumour and scandal surrounding the story of Grey Owl, beginning with an article that ran in the Toronto Star the day after his death. The article proclaimed that Grey Owl was a white man, and within days it had become international news. The man who had been a legend throughout the […]

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That’s It, That’s All

This morning when the boss man arrived, he asked to see me up at the cabin. I assumed it was regarding the hot water heater, since he’s trying to get it functioning, but when we got there he pulled out a chair at the kitchen table. In previous chats with me, I got the impression […]

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The Lone Wolf

June 2, 2011 @ 23:17 I just heard the howls of a wolf pack. Cool! My brethren, they are out. I’ve always felt that the wolf is my spirit animal. Of course, the only way to know for sure is to go on a spirit quest in the desert on peyote, but my step mom […]

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