eeep! Adulthood?

3 Sure Signs of Growing Up: 1. You spend triple digits at Costco. 2. You get picky about ice cream. (Say bye-bye to the slightest bit of freezer burn!) 3. Winter Tires are considered a legitimate topic of conversation.

6 Things I Did Not Do

It’s Saturday, and we’re not at kid’s club. It’s a holiday today: Children’s Day. “And what is Children’s Day?” you might ask. Well, apart from giving your children gift bags full of candies and chocolate and lots of balloons and little girls in fancy dresses running around, I’m not sure what all is involved. So…

Wonderful Things 101

I recognize that the world has a lot of warm fuzzy posters out there and everyone has a personal list of favourite things that inspires one to burst out in spirited songs about girls in white dresses and snowflakes and roses and all, but I still choose to add my own into the realm of…

Now & Then, Part 2

An informative post for those searching for a more detailed description of the days to come. For information on the recent days past, see yesterday’s post. ______ The countdown is on! Nine Sleeps until I board a plane with three of my cohorts. Destination: Mongolia. For you who are wondering exactly WHAT we’ll be doing, this…

Now & Then, Part 1

Something I don’t like? Forgetting to pass along important information. Something I do like? Lists! Last week we were finally able to package and send out our prayer cards. I apologize for the lateness – there was some technological difficulties with the photocopier or something. All I really know is that when we finally prayed…

Alive

I love life. I really do! It’s not always been with such enthusiasm, I admit, but the past nine months I have been on a pretty interesting journey of discovery and adventure that has been continually surprising me and challenging me to embrace this life harder and harder. For several months now I have been learning…

Sauerkraut, Slacklining, and So Much More!

Can I just tell you how much I love alliteration? I LOVE alliteration. It slips out of my mouth all the time. Or should I say it slips out of my mouth merrily, moment by moment?! (Okay, that’s a stretch. Not cool Anna.. time to stop with the nerd-alerts!) Anyways, I have a lot to…

10 Things: Can’t Say ‘I Never’ Anymore [Part 1]

You know those ice-breaker games supposedly designed to be fun but the real reasons behind them all are to ‘get to know you’ and force bonding, team participation, or at the very least, to help you learn people’s names in new and usually somewhat awkward group settings? Growing up at camp, I’ve encountered more than…