Feeling Zippy

I woke up this morning feeling refreshed, rested, non-headachy, and ready for adventure1. Fortunately for me, adventure was exactly what this doctor had on order. Specifically, adventure in the form of zip-lining with Rick and Jasper2. The morning started off with a trip to Starbucks (of course) for go-go juice and a lunch order. It […]

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The Shenaniganning Continues

Sometime last year – early November to be somewhat more specific – I received a text from Rick about a new and wonderful adventure. That adventure was ice-climbing. On receiving the text, it took me all of about a millisecond to respond with a resounding¬†hells ya. Well, flash forward a few months – basically just […]

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How I Learned To Hump Ice

Apparently it’s all in the way you move your hips, or so Thomas our ice-climbing instructor would have us believe. And, as with most of the things he told us today, we quickly learned that he was correct. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Our morning started early. A 6am wake up call had Rick […]

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And Away We Go

And we’re off. Step 1: 1.5 hour drive out of Calgary¬†(after coffee of course). Step 2: 20 minute hike to the frozen waterfall. Steps 3 and beyond: Be Awesome. Rules of the day: 1. Don’t fall down. 2. Don’t drop anyone. 3. Be Awesome. We’ve got this! Related articles I See Mountains (consumedbywanderlust.wordpress.com) Brain Whoring […]

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Back On Track

It’s amazing what more than 5 hours of sleep will do for the body. I know that isn’t new information to pretty much anyone, but given how little I sleep, anything beyond 5 hours is a luxury. Last night, I awoke after sleeping for only 4.5 hours. Normally this scenario would involve me leaping out […]

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The Countdown Is On

One more week until mini-vacation number 1 for 2012. I. Am. Stoked. Also, I. Can’t. Wait. While I know that vacation is only a week away, the next 6 days are going to be intense. But all in a very good way, of course. Tomorrow is pretty much the same-old, same old. Marking assignments, writing […]

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