Category Archives: Manitoba

#TBT

Next weekend is my birthday. Every year, I use it as an excuse to get my friends together at one of my favourite places – our family cottage. It’s Thursday today, so I thought it appropriate to share a throwback … Continue reading

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Gettin’ my yoga on

Over the past few months, my husband has occasionally called on me to assist him with school photography assignments. The most recent one was a series of yoga photos for a health and fitness newsletter he designed. I agreed to … Continue reading

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The 10k trail run

A few weekends ago, my friend Leigh and I signed up to run a free 10k hosted by a local running group. Oddly called the Fat Ass Rockstar Trail Run, it seemed like the perfect way to ease into a … Continue reading

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The bus and me: month one

Well folks, I’ve been taking the bus to work for a month now. I promised I’d provide an update – for those of you who are genuinely curious – and honestly, I couldn’t be happier. Here’s a quick roundup of … Continue reading

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My path to becoming a runner

A few weeks ago, I finished my first race. It was a 10-kilometer run in the annual Manitoba Marathon, and I am absolutely thrilled to be able to say I did it. In fact, I’m still smiling about the experience … Continue reading

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Manitoba’s hidden gems: Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church

Originally published December 26, 2009 A few months ago, I had another opportunity to visit the country again. I went back to my boyfriend’s farm, and this time we visited an old, unused church. We drove up to the cemetery … Continue reading

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Manitoba’s hidden gems: Marconi School

Originally published September 11, 2009 Last weekend, my boyfriend, Jeff, took me to his farm for a mini-vacation. It is located near Asessippi Ski Hill, and is roughly a three hour drive from Winnipeg. I have been there a few times, … Continue reading

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