These are some pictures from rafting the Bow with Bud, visting Danielle's
new house and hanging out in Miami with Natalia.


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While Matt Eustace and I were having pints with Kurt, it became a good idea to book an 8 person
raft for us to float down the Bow. By the time Saturday came around, we had convinced Bud to join us,
This is Bud and Matt getting the boat ready to float at Bowness Park. Matt says it's Go Time!


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Lindsey H joined us too but Claire Sirois and Alyssa Cheyne BAILED! Please tell them they're lame.



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Bud loves his new Stampede hat!


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You can only see part of it, but check out Lindsey's new bling! She actually tricked a boy into proposing!
You're in for a world of something alright Stuart. I hope you're ready.


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I remembered to grab a cooler and beer before I left the house at some stupid early hour. We pulled
it along strapped to the boat. Here, Matt shows us his thoughtful side.


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It was just a perfect day to be sitting in the water drinking beer.


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Matt was relieving himself over the side and Bud told me that I had no choice but to throw him in.
I was just following directions.


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This is funny since Bud is off the wagon these days, but I'm sure he'll find his way back at some point.


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We dropped Lindsey off mid-way down the river. Then, we sat back and enjoyed the sausage party.


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If anyone tells you that these rafts are light, tell them they're smoking something. It's like the exact
opposite of those new Stella Light ads where you actually think the raft should be light but it's heavy.


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The reason we chose to raft earlier in the day was so that we could pick up Sarah at the airport for 1:30pm.
We decided it made perfect sense to pick her up wearing our life jackets and paddling a wheelchair.
We walked right past Sarah at the airport and she said to herself, "What a bunch of idiots." Then
she recognized Bud's swim trunks and flagged us down.


Danielle's new house in Blackfalds, AB


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Danielle invited me up to help her get her new house in order in Blackfalds, AB, just north of Red
Deer. This is her new bedroom set. She says she actually feels like an adult now with her
"big girl" bedroom.


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It was also my Mom's birthday so Renee and Danielle treated her to a spa treatment. Here Mom and
Danielle are showing off their new shades of nails.


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Danielle bought a singing bowl for her house and my dad is making every hippie cringe as he's trying
to make it play music for him. I guess it'll even play for Rasmus.


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Here we are playing a game of Cranium.


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Here's my mom trying to act out "Flipper". She got it pretty quickly, but I really wish I would've been
quicker with the video mode on my camera.


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Danielle has a really nice house. This is her veranda, which will be perfect for watching the neighbours
roll up in their sweet Mustang! Just kidding Danielle, you'll love your place.


Welcome to Miami!


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Natalia and I rented beach chairs for the day and worked on our burns. Natalia liked how the beach chairs
came with their own towels so that they were "germ-free" for the next guest. I also took this picture
since Nati really liked the palm trees behind her. This is on the Atlantic coast, in front of
Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach, FL.


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This was still when Natalia thought having a sun shirt on was a good idea. We later forgot about the sun.


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Natalia enjoyed the fact that the water was not ice cold like lake water, but instead was almost
at a comfortable bath temperature.


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In addition to beach chairs, the resort also rented out umbrellas and beach cabanas. You can see
the cabanas right behind Natalia's new swimsuit from the Ron Jon Surf Shop.


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Later in the day, we picked up an umbrella, but judging by the redness on Natalia's face, it may
have been too late.


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Later on Saturday, we took a walk along the boardwalk down towards South Beach for dinner. The
boardwalk goes for quite a while right along the water front. Natalia wanted me to take a picture
with the palm trees behind her.


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Some signs from Wing's junk store in South Beach, FL.


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I liked Trailer Trash Turnpike the best although Booty Way is pretty good too.


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We had dinner in South Beach. You can tell that I'm going to be peeling very shortly.


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Natalia took this picture for my Dad who loves his furry change purse. Maybe he'll find it again someday.

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