Tag Archives: Joy

Giving Thanks

This Tuesday we will not be celebrating recipe Tuesday as I like to do each week. I thought about postponing the EATS! New Zealand post to make up for Tuesday or creating a Thai food post…but I want to talk about giving thanks. Every holiday is important in the Cansler household.  Birthdays illicit one or […]

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Doubtful Sound

I am very fortunate to have seen many beautiful places on this earth. Doubtful Sound in the Fiorjland region in the south Island of New Zealand is now in my personal top 3 most beautiful.  (Patagonia – Mount Fitz Roy/El Chalten area and the Aitutaki Lagoon in the Cook Islands are the other two.)  These […]

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Adventure Town

Queenstown New Zealand is adventure town of the universe.  Anything you want to do or throw yourself off of, this is pretty much where it was invented.   Exciting video below of our wild adventure! Being crazy adventure people, Amber and I were excited to get to this city.  I mean, Bungy, Skydiving, Bungy Swings, […]

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Smile

To my Beautiful Family & Wonderful Friends – It’s Ok. It’s ok to be sad. It’s ok to feel pain. It’s ok to miss each other. It’s ok.  It is ok because it is ok to be happy. It’s ok to feel joy and it’s ok to know peace. If we had never known happiness, […]

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RTW 2012 – The Long Way Home

In March, my sister and I decided to take a trip.  At the time, I was really in the mood to get away for a bit and Amber needs to get out and see more of the world.  And, like a lot of siblings, we haven’t spent enough time together the past few years so […]

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Photo Essay – Magnolia Grove

Magnolia Grove Monastery in Mississippi is a very special place.  I believe the pictures and video taken during my 6 days here best reflect this.  To learn more about Magnolia Grove and the practice of Mindfulness, please enjoy the links below. Magnolia Grove 5 Mindfulness Trainings Practice  Picture Slide Show   Video       […]

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