Road Trips, Tweeting Cell Phone Numbers & Making Friends

On my recent trip to Thompson, Manitoba, I had plenty of time to think. (Thompson is about 8 hours north of Winnipeg... brrr!) So, after I ran through all my thoughts, I had another 7 1/2 hours of drive time ahead of me. As I'm known to do, I tweeted my cell phone number and asked for some moral support in the form of inspiring or funny text messages to keep me awake on my journey. There were so many awesome text messages that came in that I can't list them all, but here are some of the highlights: @missquicksilver - To know what your heart wants, look where your mind wanders @tiggers_the1: You might regret what u do but you'll regret what u don't do so much more. @loveroflifenh: You can always be disappointed or you can laugh and enjoy your adventure. – Byron Katie @yr4asong: Lately I've learned what we fear most may never come to pass. @atlantalily1: God is not ...

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Millennium Trail bike trip, Thompson Manitoba

Day 3 of my August Long Weekend adventure in Thompson, Manitoba. My friend Dan MacIntyre and I decided to head out for a bike ride on the Millennium Trail. The Millennium Trail is a gorgeous path along the river and through the woods surrounding Thompson, MB. It is 15km of varied terrain with absolutely spectacular views of the water, trees, wildlife and sunshine of northern Manitoba. Along the way ...

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Cliff Jumping Advenures at Mid Lake – Thompson, Manitoba

August Long Weekend... Day 2. I came up to visit one of my best friends ever who happens to live in Thompson, Manitoba. (aka the frozen tundra of northern Canada) My friend is Dan MacIntyre, and he is as good of a friend as any man could ask for... just ask me about the time he flew down to Fort Lauderdale on the ...

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Social Media Adventure visits Pisew Falls in Thompson, Manitoba

In Canada, we have an addiction. It's an addiction to long weekends. You see, each month of the year, we need to have a holiday which gives us an excuse to stop working and enjoy the beautiful country around us. (Or go drink beer) Each month has a very good reason. ie: New Years, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Victoria Day, Family Day, etc.... August doesn't have ...

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