Don’t bring your sadness to the mountain…

Otherwise the mountain will not let you pass.  Those were the words our guide started with on day 1.  It was my mantra by day 3. Today we trekked 8hrs from Phading to Naamche- most of which was a steady incline. Just after lunch we passed the 3000m above sea level point and at this…

Between Serenity and Rage

What a weekend in Long Beach! The title, which has not much to do with this post, is stolen from a line at the summit this weekend.. One of the final presenters- Brian Nguyen- an ATC in the NFL, and then for celebrities like Mark Wahlberg- he hit home with his talk on the chaos…

The only mistake is standing still. 

“All we ever do is all we ever knew” -The Head and the Heart Written on a plane somewhere over Colorado and Idaho.  Flying always incites a new realm of possibility for me. What’s more invigorating then watching the world from above- on your way to a destination, new or familiar. I’ve struggled with writing…

Relive

People often say, don’t linger on the past- focus on the future. I have always been one to lean towards the philosophy of learning from what’s behind you- and letting those lessons help you get through what’s ahead of you. There is something to be said for both trains of thought. Letting the past further…

I’m back, eh?

Title says it all! I got into Winnipeg at 10:30pm on Wednesday and was welcomed by lots of snow. Good thing Leah and my mom brought my boots!  The first thing I did upon clearing customs in Vancouver was get Tim Hortons- as any self respecting Canadian would. I’ve had Tim’s almost every day since-…

Pain in the Ass Part 2

Alright, so where was I.. Dr. Rennie. Right. I think here’s the point where I should point out that my flight home was booked for March 7- which is this Wednesday (Surprise!). I’d been keeping this a secret- which no longer is a secret due to all these recent events. It was decided that this…