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About dontdontoperate

28 year old originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. H.B.Sc. from UofT with a major in chemistry and a double minor in philosophy and math. M.Sc. from UofT in physiology and neuroscience. Finished my Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at McMaster in the fall of 2013.

North of 60: Dog Sledding, Ice Caves, Snowboarding and Mountain Summits with Mandy

Back in January, I went on a climbing trip to Mexico. I had a great time climbing the amazing multi-pitch limestone walls out there, and enjoying the beautiful Mexican landscape. But I also met someone, and ultimately fell in love … Continue reading

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North of 60: Belated Winter Updates

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. I’ve done lots, so there hasn’t been a dry spell of things to post about. Perhaps there’s been too much, and there simply hasn’t been time to spend at a computer. … Continue reading

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North of 60: Annie Lake Cabin and Summitting Grey Mountain

A couple weeks ago Julia invited me to go on an adventure out to Annie Lake, where she said there was this cabin that you could stay in for the night for free. It’s run by the ministry of education … Continue reading

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More Updates from the North

I have been keeping myself busy up here in Whitehorse since I last gave an update. I made it onto the front page of the Yukon News because of a chance picture of me flying through the air on a … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 72: Last Day

July 8th: St. John’s, NL: last day Woke up and Phill was gone. Corey’s father [who was also staying with us] started playing with a toy in the kitchen that made a lot of noise. Like a kitten playing with … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 71: Awkward Texts

July 7th: St. John’s, NL Woke up at Angela’s, went to Corey’s, and got picked up by Jamal. He took me out to Cape Spear and Red Cliff. It rained on us there, and was too foggy to see much. … Continue reading

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My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 70: The Notebook

July 6th: St. John’s, NL Watched The Notebook and ordered a pizza. Yum! We [Tara and I] walked downtown in the rain. I went home [to Corey’s] and slept till 7:30pm, and am now in a coffee shop. Phill called … Continue reading

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