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And so it goes

It has been a horrible few days. We are still in Canada but leaving soon and it is really hard. I want to be here (because my daughter broke her leg,horribly) but I want to be home (because another extended … Continue reading

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Amazing things I get to eat:   Bbq-ed elk sausage (yes, they bbq in the snow in Canada) and blueberry pie. Homemade pie, where the blueberries were home picked as well, from a patch where bears also appreciate fresh fruit. … Continue reading

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Luck or serendipity?

Currently I am going through the process of paperwork and legalities for the business that my partner and myself are starting. It is tedious (and expensive!) and sometimes I feel daunted at the prospect of attaining the results I want. … Continue reading

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I hate people posting on FB about the anniversary of my brother’s death. I don’t want to even remember that day, let alone have to deal with well meaning wishes reminding me. I thought about calling my mother. I thought … Continue reading

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The first year without him

It has been nearly a year since my brother died. I think I’m doing much better but every so often it hits me like an explosion again. I’ve cried and cried today. I just knew the anniversary of his death … Continue reading

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And here we go again

Not directly blood me and mine this time around. But family nonetheless and definitely there will be an involvement.   I feel like yelling out loud to the skies: “For fuck’s sake, God, you couldn’t give us even a year?!” … Continue reading

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Silly complaints

As a tour guide you get used to dealing with a lot of petty issues. There are always passengers who gripe about things and you try to resolve things as best you can, no matter what the problem, because it … Continue reading

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