Exploring Your City – Autumn Adventures

This weekend was Canadian Thanksgiving but because I go to school across the country, I couldn’t go home. So, I got to have my second Friendsgiving and I have to say, they’re quickly becoming my favourite way to spend the holiday.

Typically, Friendsgiving for me involves some kind of activity with your friends and then a meal. Last year, I cooked a lot of sweet potatoes and then our meal was various sweet potato dishes (not very different dishes mind you, mostly just sweet potatoes with like green onion or cranberry sauce). This year I got to do something a little more fun.

One of my close friends has a car this year and I’d heard of this thing called the Pumpkin Regatta. Basically, the Regatta is a race where people carve out giant pumpkins and after decorating them, they paddle across a lake. It’s really cool and I convinced her to take me.  

Something I really wanted to do this year was explore more of the province I’m currently living in. For the most part I just know my town, and I really only know the areas around campus. I figured if I’m living here for at least four years I should probably get to know the place.


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