Last weekend was our 5th annual Girl’s Weekend at my sister’s cabin near Gimli, Manitoba. It’s two days of relaxation, food, drink and hilarity. We started with wine and appetizers on Friday, then moved to soaking in the hot sun by the pool (with sangria!) on Saturday, then ended it with a bonfire bang (this … [Read more]
So who knew there was lots of learning to be had at the Red River Ex? Last night we spent the evening at Winnipeg’s mega fair touring mobile homes (yep, we actually did that), learning about farm animals, touching reptiles, checking out military action, viewing interesting art, eating crazy carny food and enjoying the overall … [Read more]
This spring, I had the privilege to tour the new 100 Masters: Only in Canada exhibit at the WAG before any of the public. And what an exhibit it is! I’ve seen many collections at the gallery, but this is by far the greatest one. So many amazing masterpieces in one place. There’s pieces by Monet, Van … [Read more]
This week, my coworker and I got drenched in art as we drove through a downpour to attend the “Mug Shot” media event put on by the wonderful and welcoming artists that participate in the WAVE Artist’s Studio Tour. The event was at Alan Lacovetsky’s rustic and well-loved pottery studio near Stonewall, Manitoba.
It’s a beautiful Saturday at the end of July and I am sitting on the deck at my mom’s place. I’m enjoying just sitting here and looking out at the water. There are pelicans and seagulls floating and sitting on rocks to the left of me. And people swimming and lounging to the right. What … [Read more]