Tuesday, October 12, 2010


All photos Assiniboine Forest, Winnipeg, MB. October 12, 2010.

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Today was kind-of-sort-of idyllic. I mean, we had to get up so we could get the girl to school. And NONE of us wanted to get up. But other than that, we had the day to ourselves...

...so we had breakfast at The Black Sheep (kale for breakfast, which sounds wretched but isn't...). And then got takeaway tea and made our way to the forest.

And we walked in the forest the same way we ate breakfast together: separate yet together.

We'd walk until one or both of us saw something worth taking pictures of and crouch unbecomingly in the leaf litter. The other person would keep going and then stop in her/his turn ten or twenty feet further down the path...and would eventually be overtaken.

And except for the twig-up-the-nose when I stepped into the woods proper to look at something, except for my tipping-over of my tea whilst shooting teeny-tiny lichens, it was almost EXACTLY what I would want to be doing on a day like today.

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