This Place; These People

See, the thing about Adventures is that it’s easy to think all the special things are finished upon your return. I’m not sure that’s entirely true… “Secretly, my favourite part about going on trips is coming home”  my favourite cousin once told me.   I can understand that. I too, like coming home. I just got home from snuggling a…

Photo Friday: Back and Forward

I’m dreaming of summer! A lot of adventure and a little hard work. I’m excited.  There is a photo of me from last summer at the camp, at the wilderness “campus” per se…   We found ourselves with an unusual 10 minute break (waiting for a ride, I believe) when I took the opportunity to grab…

Elise-of-Upstairs

There’s this girl who live upstairs and she’s totally rad. She pokes her head through the door that leads to the world above – to the upstairs family in this Brown Castle.* She’s an emerging legend in the treeplanting world, an biking/climbing enthusiast, and a genuine, character-filled chick with Awesome basically plastered all across her…

A Date with Kate: A Kickoff to Fall

I’m going to bed smelling like dirt and applesauce. I think that’s a sign of a good day. I suppose I could shower, but I strongly dislike the activity, so I’m going to push that off till tomorrow. Hooray for procrastination! But anyways… I’m going to bed smelling strange because today I spent with Kate….

The Gentlemen in My Life

It’s time. You need to know about these two delightful characters in my life. At least, tonight they are delight. Like all humans, sometimes they are less so, but that’s okay because we’re related so I can tell them when they are not so nice and they’re stuck with me so we’ll still be friends….

Cast of Characters: The TREK Edition

Lay-dies and Gentlemen! BOYS AND GIRLS! I am proud to in-tro-duce to you to-day a team like NO OTHER!! Born of 4 different mothers, leaving sisters and brother, Raised in four corners of two neighbouring countries, we are joined together on one mission.   First Up! Please welcome into the blogging world, Our Fearless Leader… STEVE! One…