Remember that ad a few years ago where the Dad is dancing to “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”? The camera pulls back and the kids look really sad, because it’s a back-to-school sale ad. 452 more words
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When thinking about travelling, we are often easily deterred by the financial aspect. “How the *&#*^!@ will I ever be able to afford this?!” we find ourselves wondering (*cue: loud, empathetic sighs and also confused murmering because I just used too many icons as a substitute for the word that I’m sure we were all thinking*.) I’m not here to say that saving money is an easy task, but in my experience, it is not an impossible one! 677 more words
I spent the very first week of 2015 backpacking with my brother and a friend on the Appalachian Trail.
I was totally and completely ill prepared for the adventure: I packed to wrong food; I wore the wrong clothes; I didn’t really know how to use my burner; I was waaaay out of shape. 464 more words