Mongol Derby

Today I was offered one of the 35 spots in the Mongol Derby, a 1000km horse race that starts the beginning of August at an undisclosed area in the Steppes of Mongolia. The derby consists of changing horses every 40 km at Morin Urtuus – horse stations and continue the ride through the vast Mongolian…

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Fly Time

One thing that was always on my bucket list was to learn how to fly fish. I had watched  A River Runs Through It, completely enthralled (no it wasn’t just Brad Pitt) and then last summer I found myself with some time on my hands. For anyone who wants to learn and is female, I…

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Un-Laired

I think I have a problem. Lately I’ve noticed Miss Lily has been dragging collectables (socks, slippers, fur items, hair elastics ect) from around the house back to her lair, AKA- my closet.  Looking at things I realize she may be confused as it currently resembled a den fit for an animal to occupy or…

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Fernie Fixings

We headed to Fernie for my bestie’s birthday and it was supposed to be a promising weekend of powder and mountain fun!….Except when we arrived it proceeded to rain for the next two days so we looked to the next best things the town have to offer. So after a day at Castle Mountain and…

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And the Snow Gods Smile…

On a last minute whim we decided to head to Fernie today for some skiing. With 48 cm in the last 2 days it was hard to resist.  We had to poach some lines because the bowls were closed due to “avalanche” hazards, but between you and me , I think they were delaying the…

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Thinspirations Derailed

Keeping with the spirit of my resolutions and the blog I have something to confess… my New Years fitness/health plan was derailed today. Yes, I realized that it is only Jan 7th, but I’ve had my head in the game since Dec 30th so it’s been well over a week that I’ve been on my…

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