Paddling the mighty Saugeen

The last full day of my Canadian tour 2018 was beautifully sunny and we strapped the canoe on Karen’s car and headed out to paddle the mighty Saugeen river. Adventure hats  PFDs (#safetyfirst) Snacks Adventure pup Heidi was not invited for this particular adventure, as while she excels at hiking, she is sometimes a less … More Paddling the mighty Saugeen

Sisters in the wild: Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands

As mentioned in my previous post, I mentioned that during my recent trip to Canada, I spent a few days camping with my sisters. We headed to Queen Elizabeth II wilderness area, a non-operating park is located in the Kawarthas. QEII is beautiful, natural, and wild.  As a non-operating park, there are marked sites, but … More Sisters in the wild: Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands

Tiny lovely miracles

This past week has come and gone in a flurry of activity and excitement, with lots of new developments in dorky thesis-related realms and tiny steps forward professionally, but nothing profound or really that interesting for the blogosphere. In lieu of thunderous insights on the nature of mankind or thrilling retellings of bold adventures, I … More Tiny lovely miracles