Tag Archives: Newfoundland

Visual Soliloquy #1099 The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall…

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ― Nelson Mandela

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Visual Soliloquy #982 Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends…

Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends. ― Aberjhani

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Visual Soliloquy #979 Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have…

Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have. ― Lemony Snicket

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Ski Lift Pass Life

Last weekend I got to downhill ski at Marble Mountain in western Newfoundland and Labrador. I usually only get out on the boards once or twice a season so I cherish every moment on the hill, when for once, I’m … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #422: Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more…

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. – Anthony Robbins

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Every Moment is New

We woke up yesterday and looked up towards Signal Hill and noticed a strange new cross looking item plastered to the side of the hill. We knew it was new and knew it must not have been there long and … Continue reading

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Snow Day: Skiing Downtown St. John’s

My latest helmet cam adventure…Skiing Downtown St. John’s on a snow day! The conditions were quite good except for where the snow plows had been!

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Keri at the Grammys!

Keri had an amazing evening at the Grammys and will soon be a role model for physical activity on the Red Carpet (and elsewhere!).  Go Keri Go…you make us all smile and bubble with joy and remind us that sometimes, … Continue reading

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Congratulations Keri…You Made it to the Ellen Show

Keri Rodden was a student of mine at MUN.  It’s been a delight to watch her past few weeks unfold and marvel at how synchronicity and being yourself can work together to inspire magical moments!  I’ll be watching the Grammy’s … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #82 The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play…

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play. –Arnold J. Toynbee

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Visual Soliloquy #81 The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water …

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time. –Henry David Thoreau

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Visual Soliloquy #80 Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted…

Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted. –Mary McCarthy

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Visual Soliloquy #51 You can never step into the same river…

You can never step into the same river; for new waters are always flowing on to you. –Heraclitus of Ephesus

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Visual Soliloquy #1

Feelings flow like tides, moving in, moving out, moving through, to the sea, running downhill, picking up speed and momentum to claim what is rightfully hers and theirs and ours.

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Navigating the Landscape

Happy Equinox, Hard to believe that summer is over and we’re heading for the darker part of the year.  I’ve always wanted the longest day of the year to be in August, not June.  That way, the loss of light … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley is in the House

Good Morning,   I’m back in my chair after a whirlwind road trip to the far side of the province.  Marian and I headed out Friday morning to drive to Gambo.  There I did a first–I presented at Smallwood Academy … Continue reading

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Climbing Gros Morne

Greetings from Gros Morne, Some dreams take longer to percolate than others. I had hoped to ascend Gros Morne as part of the Long Range Traverse in 1996 but there were no transmitters available so we were limited to camping … Continue reading

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Excursion Around the Bay June 2006

June 4 After the breakfast special at Zachary’s, requisite stops at Whitbourne and Gobbies, and a long drive down the dirt highway, we arrived at Monkstown. Now a small community of just 22 at the head of Paradise Sound, Monkstown … Continue reading

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