Travel Bucket List – World

Welcome to another travel bucket blog! This time we will wander the globe exploring my future travel goals. New Zealand Rafting, volcanoes, canopy tours, Waitomo Caves, Maori culture Italy Lake Como, Venice, cathedrals, Cinque Terre, hiking, Rome South Korea Gyeongbokgung Palace, temples, Jeju Island, markets, Seoul Ireland Killarney National Park, museums, beer, Cliffs of Moher, castles Netherlands canals, World War 2 tours, museums, windmills, bike … Continue reading Travel Bucket List – World

There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather

I recently finished Linda Akeson McGurk’s There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather. McGurk compares the cultural practices of raising children in her home country Sweden to the United States. She discusses many issues including maternity leave, environmental stewardship, technology, natural play, childhood freedom and much more. My review will focus on three categories: nature, play, and independence. Nature Nature and fresh air can be … Continue reading There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather

2019 Goals Revisited

Travel/Camping This year I am not going on a big travel trip. Instead I am traveling further to camp during the summer.  I plan on venturing out on at least three camping trips. I will visit Prince Albert National Park, Waterton National Park, and one or more provincial parks in Saskatchewan. July – Prince Albert National Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, Writing on Stone Provincial … Continue reading 2019 Goals Revisited

Favourite Books of 2019

I completed my to read list for the year a bit early this year. Here are my favourites books of 2019: I was a bit apprehensive prior to reading this book. Books discussing challenging issues are often difficult to read. They are taxing on your emotions. Wagamese tackles the affects of residential schools from a different approach. Using a “ficticious” character he weaves in history, … Continue reading Favourite Books of 2019

Nature

“To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and heart of the child. The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood. His intercourse with heaven and earth, … Continue reading Nature