A Vacation Day in our Own Backyard

Posted on Feb 22, 2016 by The Forks Market

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.


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