By Gisèle Villeneuve
"Even the unassuming day journeys bring their moments. The whiteouts. The going off course. Scrambling backpedal on rock covered with verglas. Neither people liking it one bit, yet resolutely descending. targeting the instant that can swap every thing with one misstep. The four-hour scramble that starts off on a sunny summer time morning, stretching into the evening to a seventeen-hour epic. There are such days, they usually can ensue an hour’s force from Calgary on a comparatively small mountain.
again to convenience, speaking up a hurricane. Doing the autopsy. staring at the tempest, nonetheless so actual in our minds, aid and pleasure published on our windburned faces. jointly, development tale, throughout time and throughout silences.
Back to convenience then acquires an entire new that means in case you endure the land deep within the bone."
From “Assiniboine Crossroads”
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