Sometimes you don't know what you have until you look at the things around you through a different lens. That's what Erika did when she took her family out on the Red River Mutual Trail on Louis Riel Day. The result wasn't just a good time with the kiddos and some great photos, but an appreciation for what seems to be the everyday.
"While we tend to find winter activities a little boring, it was fun to see others experience winter. We watched a group of Japanese students marvel in the excitement of their first snowball fight, and saw many first-time skaters navigate the ice on shaky legs. It's so easy to take what's around you for granted - this is something that I in particular need to work on. Experiencing a winter day like this one is something many people dream about, and it's literally in our backyard..."
You can read more about Erika's family adventures on her blog here.