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North Lake Whatcom

We recently watched the movie Inside Out (I know, we're way behind). We loved it although would recommend a different title. If you havent seen it, the movie essentially brings animation to the 5 major emotions we operate out of: anger, disgust, joy, sadness and fear. Granted, these are very limited adjectives we rarely feel these emotions exclusively but to tell the story in the movie they are presented as such. Ultimately the story reveals that substantial joy comes out of sadness. (Or at least that's what I got out of it.) While walking the trail, both babes in the stroller (it's like a date sometimes!) we asked ourselves and each other: in "Inside Out" terms what is the dominant character that runs our emotions? 

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"Last" Snow

I don't exactly hate snow but I've never found the fun in being outside in it. Why play in the cold until your limbs are numb? It's ludicrous I tell you! I's much prefer staying in my pajamas, staying WARM with hot chocolate, snuggles and looking out a big window AT the snow. But kids don't love that so much... And I mean, have you ever tried to get a almost potty-trained toddler and a helpless baby bundled up without it taking over half an hour? They're all in their bunting when someone shits. I mean, seriously. 

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Lake Whatcom + Lake Padden

I've never really likes lakes. Which is sort of an awful thing to say about creation in general but I never understood why you would set a day aside to enjoy a lake when there's the ocean. The sea holds an immense amount of mystery, looking out into it bubbles up all sorts of emotions for me. The bigness of this world, the smallness of mine, awe, tears even. Lakes, what do they offer? 

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