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From Workouts to Creative Spark – Who Knew?

originally posted June 19, 2016   I was reading an article on exercise the other day while searching for ideas for this blog post. And it got me thinking about exercise and creativity. We know a lot of things can affect a person’s brain function and creative output. Things like general health, amount and quality of sleep and proper nutrition. […]

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Camping – And Then There Were Trailers

originally posted June 12, 2016   In this camping series, we’ve taken a look at camping hacks and we’ve talked about tents. So what else does this season need? That’s right, camper trailers and RVs. And just like tents, trailers come in all shapes and sizes. As well as a wide range of luxury points.   A lot of us […]

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Camping – Let’s Look At Tents

originally posted June 5, 2016   In my last post I took a look at the variety of camping hacks available designed to make your camping trip fun and easy. But first, you need to set up camp and that means deciding on your shelter. What are you going to live in while you’re out there enjoying Mother Nature? Tents, […]

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It’s That Time of the Year Again. Where Did I Pack the Camping Gear?

originally posted June 3, 2016   Summer is here and of course, that means camping. We are a nation of campers. We’ll try everything. A hike in the hills with a backpack, bedroll, and a tarp. Tents of all sizes and constructions. Or right up to the most luxurious, fully decked out trailers. But whatever your choice is for embracing […]

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Life After the Shelter

originally posted May 28, 2016   The previous post looked at homelessness; specifically my view of homelessness seen from personal experience. Today’s post takes the next step. Namely, is there life after the shelter? So, I’ve hit the three and a half month mark since I left my temporary home. It’s time to evaluate. Is this really better than where […]

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The State of Homelessness – Daily Hell or Down to a Science

originally posted May 28, 2016   Homelessness. Nobody thinks it’ll ever happen to them and my wish for the world is that it doesn’t. Not in a cold country like Canada. It’s hard to sleep in alleys and parks during a winter temperature that can drop to -40° even without a wind chill. And the downhill slope that takes you […]

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