Archive for 2017

Happy New Year!

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Happy New Year!  Quiet Holiday’s.  Looking forward to a new year and trying to blog more and document things on this little personal blog.  Happy New Year!  – jsdoit

New Kicks | For the Gym

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Just picked up some shoes with some online Black Friday shopping in Nova Scotia online from Nike.ca.  Two little pairs for the gym.  Just basic light weight Nikes.  Little did I know that Chantal was in Ontario when I was in Nova Scotia buying these and she bought the same pair but in a different colour.  Great minds think the same. 😉

While I was at it… picked up some ugly J’s.  Kind of ugly.  These are just little shoes for the gym also.  Can’t beat $49 dollar size 13 J’s that have little things from the 1988 model.

 

Tropical Islands Resort | Krausnick, Germany

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

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In Germany… just about a hour south of Berlin is this gem.  This building is the fifth largest usable space by volume and it was established in 2004.  After Casey made a little video about it has become popular with North American’s coming across the ocean to check it out.

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It’s open at 6am and it doesn’t really close.  People swim in the pools all night long.  At 1am if you are still inside you are charged for another day.  There is accommodations all around on the inside and the outside of the park in the summer time with trailers and cabins to rent.  Inside is bunkie’s and tents.  The Sauna area is by gender and it’s a protected nude area.  You can wear a towel if you want.

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Two balloons you can tour the park in.  One of them is walked as you circle the resort and one of them will drift around.  The place is massive.  Price for a tent that sleeps 4 is 157 euros and that includes the cost of the water park for the two days.  That’s the cost for Chantal, Noah and myself when you stay a Sunday or 200 euros for another day.  Tents are lockable and you also can store valuables in lockers in the change rooms.  You can take a train from Berlin and it’s a 7min walk from the train station or you can take the shuttle.

Can’t wait to hit this waterpark with the kids.  You can view Casey’s video of him and Owen checking out the waterpark here.

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Bon Iver | Live in Cork | Sweet Jesus

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

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Yes… I like Bon Iver.  They are relaxing. (old BI) and the new one is different.  Once it sinks into your skin… it moves you.  maybe i’m weird.  yes… i’m weird.  But for the people that get it…  we are on the same team.

So this is my present to you.  Download ear juice here.

Twenty Eight Feet | Explore | Find Yourself | Life On A Wooden Boat

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Love watching great photography and great little shorts.  David Welsford let go of most of his belongings, bought a sailboat and started living in it adventurously while traveling the world with it. “For me more important than having a big house is having a space that makes me feel good,” says David.

He basically stumbled upon a old boat and talked to the owner about restoring it and bringing it back to life.

It’s a 28′ sailboat that’s around 50 years old that he restored himself. He takes soap showers on the boat and jumps into the salt water to rinse off.  Lizzy Belle is an H28 class Ketch rigged sailboat designed by L. Francis Herreshoff.  H28’s were first built in 1942 and have since become one of the most circumnavigated sailboats in their class.  Lizzy Belle was built in Chester, Nova Scotia by Chester Boatwork’s in 1968 and named after the wife of the original owner Elizabeth Belle.  In the winter of 2012 the first chapter of his adventure became a reality as Lizzy Belle and her crew sailed the blue waters of the Caribbean.

Lie With Me: Live w/ Ry X

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

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hands down.  ry x is the playlist that is just simply sexy as hell.

afternoons, evenings, candles, a shower, massage, nap, kissing, spooning.

with someone or just to let your mind wander.

stay healthy.

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click on the image below to download two mp3’s you can import into Spotify or iTunes

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(click here to download two concerts)