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    Midsummer By Proxy

    The longest day of the year has come and gone, and unfortunately, I wasn’t able to see the midnight sun in Sweden, where my heart and soul aches to to back to. Fortunately, there was apparently a Scandinavian Midsummer Festival just a 30 minute drive from me, deep in the ‘burbs just outside of Vancouver. I was excited because it would be like a mini-pilgrimage. Collin was excited because vintage Volvos were making an appearance. Amidst a balmy field, we found ourselves in an amalgamation of Scandinavian themed… things. Needle craft, rune necklaces, bags of Dala horse shaped candy… Vendor tents were divided by country: Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden.…

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    Canada,  Fashion,  My Style

    Going To The Fair

    It’s been a long time since I played dress-up-photoshoot-blog-post on a weekend. What better weekend to do it at than when the fair was in town? At the barren parking lot of a suburban mall, neon colors sprouted overnight to herald early summer. Oh, this was a few weeks ago. I’ve had everything blog related on the backburner for a while as life was happening. Nevertheless, the smell of funnel cake, and discordant beauty of a golden sun setting behind the tilt-a-whirl is still fresh on my mind. It’s not easy to compete with the vibrant colors of a fair. Bulbs of every color affixed to rides that looked questionably…