Day Trip Adventure in Clearwater County

Inspired by my pal Nadine, who took her family to Jasper for the day last month, I chatted with Dan about doing something similar for us, but in a different location. He said “sure”, and so we did. This may come as a surprise, but I am not much of a planner when it comesContinue reading “Day Trip Adventure in Clearwater County”

Earth Month 2021 – The Great Garbage Challenge

At the beginning of April I went for a walk in my neighbourhood and I picked up 5 small bags of garbage. And that got me thinking (more on this below). On this particular walk, I was alternately told “good for you” and “you’re a saint”. The rest of the folks I passed said nothing.Continue reading “Earth Month 2021 – The Great Garbage Challenge”

Guest Blog – River Valley Alliance

Two weeks ago I responded to a River Valley Alliance Instagram post asking for guest bloggers. They posted my submission yesterday. Originally posted to the River Valley Alliance blog here on January 28, 2021 Things to Consider When Planning a River Valley Walk My name is Lisa, my pronouns are she/her, and I run aContinue reading “Guest Blog – River Valley Alliance”

2020 Reflections and 2021 Goals

Y’all it’s January 1, 2021. This year is unprecedented in my personal history, but I also want to acknowledge my privilege in being able to say that. There are many folks living in countries impacted by war, genocide, slavery, meddling by the Global North, dictatorships, etc. where COVID was probably just another shitty thing inContinue reading “2020 Reflections and 2021 Goals”

Family Fall Adventure in Jasper National Park

TRADITION I have not built many traditions for our family. It’s just not how my brain works. But we have this. I know that a lot of traditions have been upended this year because of COVID, and I didn’t realize how grateful I was for this little one of ours until we hit the roadContinue reading “Family Fall Adventure in Jasper National Park”