oh hello, june.

i always look forward to the beginning of the month. things seem to slow down in the office, it’s a fresh start of new days, and it’s when sister used to publish her ‘oh hello’ blog posts.

since she stopped posting, it’s something i’ve missed. after a little bit of sulking, i decided that i would just claim it as my own. so here we are – hello, june – i’m introducing something new, and to kick it off i asked sister to write the first one.

from lakes to cows, it’s looking like sister has given us a pretty interesting list.

eating: a maple bacon mini doughnut from jelly modern #NationalDoughnutDay

researching: national doughnut day (it has a very cool history), Edith Cavell, and Mary Schäffer

drinking: a latte from Philosafy

reading: Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams (highly recommended summer reads author; read her books in order as the characters reappear in each book after they are introduced)

wanting: black on black classic TOMS

looking: forward to anjeo tonight (tacos! margs! guac! gossip!)

picnicking: by Lac Beauvert and Maligne Lake (aka: the best way to lunch in the rockies)

wishing: for an exit row seat on my flight home tomorrow

enjoying: quiet mornings

crushing: on Aussies in Jasper

waiting: for my outdoor patio furniture to arrive next week

liking: sleeping with the windows open

wondering: how I made it to the top of Ha Ling (but um, hells yes!)

loving: Moraine Lake on a misty, foggy, rainy evening

marvelling: at the beauty of Banff and Jasper National Parks

needing: veggies

hoping: you’ll say hello to a stranger today and earnestly ask “how are you?”

smelling: the lilac trees along the street

donating: #KraftBearHugs

wearing: lululemon Align II pants and a cozy sweater cause it’s cold and rainy in Calgary today

planning: European adventures

watching: CSI: Miami

listening: to Nation of Two by Vance Joy almost daily (yes, still)

thinking: about the 3 bears (2 black, 1 grizzly) we saw on Icefields Parkway

giggling: at The Queen’s reaction to cows

feeling: calm


pick one of these headings and answer for yourself. (laura’s…loving: having sister visit) 

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