Monthly Archives: April 2006

Land of Confusion

I know I haven`t written in a while. Things have been weird. I don`t really know where to begin. Easter Saturday I spent with some of my family but didn`t really say much. I was feeling a little under the weather but that wasn`t why I was quiet. I wanted to contribute but I couldn`t find it in me. I couldn`t rustle up the energy to add the next line of what felt like a theatre act. It just felt too forced. read more

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WhereSheGoes in the Newspaper

She quit her job and hit the road…

Story by Scott Petersen, The Edmonton Journal
Published: Saturday, April 01, 2006

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EDMONTON – With her stressful life stripped bare and abandoned in Edmonton, Carmella Lesiuk took a chance and hopped a plane.

Stagnating in her personal life and burning out at work, she did what amounts to only a fleeting thought for many, before they shrug it off and succumb to doubts and financial responsibilities. Lesiuk suddenly quit her job, sold ne read more

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In the News

Travel blogs keep wanderers in touch

Scott Petersen, The Edmonton Journal
Published: Saturday, April 01, 2006

When Luc Levesque started up a website to post snippets about his travels nine years ago, he had no idea what he was getting into.

It was designed as a makeshift way to keep in touch with family and friends back home in Canada as he backpacked his way through Europe. It`s become a communications portal for thousands of travellers around the globe — a time-consuming leap. read more

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