A Small Village In A Big City

Addie Prentice, 17, traveled throughout Asia with us this summer. He's our neighbour, and one of our kids' (6 and 9) best pals. Upon returning to school in September, Addie had to write an essay about someone who has had a big influence on him. He chose to write about our family. This is his essay. He gets an A+ from us!

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A Gap in the Gap Year

We are taking a gap in our Gap Year and will be returning to Winnipeg to spend time with family as Rob's dad has passed away unexpectedly. My father-in-law was a colourful and adventurous man and he instilled that sense of spirit in those around him - including us. We are overwhelmed with grief and sadness.

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Plan? What Plan?

We were standing in the check in line for our flight from Cairns to Bali. When we got to the front of the line, I saw the sign. I cringed. In order to board the flight you must have an onward ticket out of Bali.Shit. Seriously? It’s not like we’re going to defect to Bali or anything. Apparently the Indonesian government doesn’t agree with this method of travel.

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