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Time Capsule

I want to see the Aurora Borealis with you under blankets and see through tents, in the wilderness of Canadian forests. I want to witness the first snowfall as we wait at the bus stop and you hold me closer, brushing off the snowflakes from my lashes. 164 more words

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Vancouver Rain and all its Sad Souls

What’s it like living in Vancouver?

Well, it always rains, maybe 60% of the time.

During summers the days are painfully hot, the type where you go home and fall asleep as the heat flows through your body then dissipates. 177 more words

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Book Review: West with the Night, by Beryl Markham

For reasons I am quite happy with, I don’t travel as much as I once did.  All the same, wanderlust stirs my soul from time to time, making me long to see mountains and oceans and strange trees.  709 more words


Hello From Žižkov-Chapter 1, pg. 19-25

want to start from the beginning?

*warning: this novel contains a lot of profanity.*

We stood on the corner of Bořivojova and U Rajské zahrady. It was a cool night, but I felt warm from carrying my pack. 1,777 more words


Book Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious.

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Now that “The Getting Old Blog” is more than a year old itself, it’s beginning to look messy, like every other one-year-old that’s not tidied up regularly.   144 more words


Book Review: Tibetan Peach Pie by Tom Robbins

In Tibetan Peach Pie, Robbins turns that unparalleled literary sensibility inward, weaving together stories of his unconventional life–from his Appalachian childhood to his globe-trotting adventures–told in his unique voice, which combines the sweet and sly, the spiritual and earthy.

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