Category Archives: Manitou

Firsts, Fears, Fails, & Fall

I feel kind of like I’ve been holding my breath all year. Or rather, I held my breath for most of last year and then in the moment I thought it would be time to exhale, life doubled down. This … Continue reading

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10 Things Witnessed In My Ambitious Morning Quest to Buy Soda Pop

1. A really cool giant-sized version of a red student’s desk outside Venue 515 (the art studio in town). 2. A pedi-cab?! The New Yorker in me wonders if he’s earning extra income, but the Manitoid is thinking it’s just…Manitou … Continue reading

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Unpacking

I still haven’t unpacked from my trip to New York and my grandmother’s funeral, which was three weeks ago. The night I got back, it was late and I was exhausted and very emotional. I did take a few things … Continue reading

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10 Reasons for Joy In My Day

1) Having the very last slice of TH pizza for the season as my breakfast — thank you Trevor Stice; it was delicious. 2) Learning a few new tasks that keep Jan-Pro running, and that I can now help with. … Continue reading

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Along Came a Spider

I’m sitting in the office of my apartment as I type, and right in front of me is a huge window. I can hear the breeze rustling the leaves, and can see the effects as the branches bend. But I … Continue reading

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The Things That Turn You On Turn You Around

How come the things that make us happy make us sad Well it seems to me that Joy and pain are like sunshine and rain ~ Maze There was just a CRACK of intense thunder in the air, and it … Continue reading

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In a Manitou Minute

It’s incredible, really. One minute, you’re standing in this new city with nothing but your suitcase, and then you look around and suddenly, you realize you’re surrounded by family. ~ Felicity As the 2013 summer season begins to kick off, … Continue reading

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