My First Vlog
Similar to my reasons for writing journals, vlogging I believe is another outlet that may allow us to remember the way things were a little more closely.

Sure it’s awkward, and borderline invasive – but for future you that may be a victim of amnesia or dementia, wouldn’t it be nice to be the person to tell yourself who you were? How you were like? What you enjoyed? Who you spent your time with?

So I filmed, edited, and published my first vlog…

How this day became… A little history/background:

*What do you do when your sister video calls you with her bf, saying “they can’t wait to see me tomorrow” as if we’ve been planning this for weeks… but in reality, this phone call was the first I was hearing about their visit…?

I say “bring a blow-up bed, because I DIY’d the spare bed into the seat for my new reading nook!”

24 hours later, they were here.

48 hours later, even when the weather calls for rain, what do you do? Go to Wet ‘n Wild anyways – because they’re normally wrong anyways!

So off we went, after having a fashion show with Cartman and my newly cut-off jeans.

It was my first time trying out my GoPro on a water adventure and in a public place. Up until today, I’ve only had the opportunity to bring it out on runs and bike rides so far – a different platform, a different challenge. Challenge accepted!

We were so awkward in the beginning, but as I kept the camera rolling, we simply started to accept that it’s there. Embraced the new addition – “Hi GoPro.” We started to be ourselves – and the footage really shows it.

All in all, I am extremely excited to keep capturing my days through words and now video. Hope you enjoyed my first VLOG!

xoxo,

salyna

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What's in the pipeline? ⁠
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🧊 and darkness... ⁠
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Of course, this was his idea, but I am glad he made me do it. ⁠
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There's a zen-like feeling from the crunch of the ice, the shift from a little bit of light to complete darkness as you walked further in... and pushing your comfort level just a little bit further with every step. Imagine even the sound of silence echoing in the distance. That's that moment. ⁠
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Would you go down a dark hole where every sound is echoed? ⁠

P.S. bonne année 2023 🎊
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"Do you guys hear that? It sounds like rain in the forest but it's not raining... What is it?"⁠
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Answer: Caterpillars pooping.

Learn something everyday... 
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I am dating a fish. ⁠🦈
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It feels like a vacation. ⁠
Oh, it IS a vacation. ⁠
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What is a vacation?⁠
Life. ⁠And whatever you make of it. 
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You know how I know he loves me?⁠
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He sends me random pictures throughout his day. ⁠
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He loves his mushrooms... He's French after all. ⁠
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What's your love language?
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"Where do you wanna wake up tomorrow?" he'd ask, and I'd always respond "by the water, with a view." ⁠
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And he never disappoints. ⁠
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Kind of boggles my mind that around this time last year we woke up at our final van-life destination. ⁠
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We drove to... I am not sure where. He looked at the map and said "well if we wake up there and if the sun decides to come out, we'll wake up with a beautiful view."

Parked up on a picturesque backdrop, with a lighthouse to bat. We celebrated with an amazing steak and pasta dinner, and winter fire. One of those nights where we didn't want to fall asleep because we didn't want the night to end. ⁠
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But of course, we're only human so we passed out. ⁠
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Lesson learned? Don't park on a landing overnight. The wind is INSANE and will wake you into a state of "WTF is going on outside? Is someone there? Why is our van moving? Babe! Wake up, I can't sleep!" ⁠
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Of course, he'd come to our rescue and moved the van to a less windy spot. 

Thank you, babe. Xo 🥰⁠
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It's been a while ❤️ Have a safe long weekend everybody 🌇

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A few moments from our hike at the secret bluffs yesterday. 🥰

Completely a diff scene from our winter hikes here. 🙃

If you wanna check it out, be prepared for random high folks and no-warning nudists beaches.

Hahaha, ew. 💀

But otherwise, hike was pretty perfect... lots of beautiful sights and moments to take in. Great climb as well 🧗‍♀️

Love you babe! 🤗

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