apologized for someone else bumping in to you
apologized for apologizing
kept your door unlocked
always kept your door unlocked
legitimately feared being attacked by a moose
been attacked by a moose
built an igloo (for fun or for real)
been asked if you’re a fan of Rush
instantly thought “yup, ours” when a canadian celebrity is mentioned in conversation.
craved a beaver tail. felt sorry for anyone who has never tried one.
craved maple syrup
craved kraft dinner a la ketchup and/or pepper
craved ketchup or all dressed chips
craved smarties and meant the chocolate kind
driven or walked through a blizzard to obtain and satisfy these cravings
scoffed at the idea of using an umbrella to shield yourself in a snowstorm
driving through a blizzard with winds up to 60 miles an hour with complete ease.
dated a mountie
dated a hockey player
been cross-country skiing on your own block
been to a maple syrup reserve
sapped your own maple syrup
mesmerized by the zamboni machine
happy-cried over a hockey game
found crinkled canadian tire money in your pockets/car seat/couch cushions
…and felt like it was christmas morning
found some toonies in your pocket/car seat/ and realized you had like $20.
..and felt like it was christmas morning
ran out of refrigerator room and started storing things outside
argued canadians don’t say “eh” that much then said it?
worn a snowsuit to a party?
worn a snowsuit to run errands?
called a soft drink “pop”
knew someone or knew someone who knew someone was was on Degrassi
played “roll up the rim to win”
hated quebec just because (tabernac!)
worn denim on denim unironically
feel badly for americans who will never experience a kinder surprise (and trust me i looked everywhere for these for easter, they do NOT exist in the states)
called the U.S the “states”
… coffee crisp
…giant sour keys
…much music, much more music
smothered maple syrup on all of the following: pancakes, waffles, french toast, candy, turkey, chips, steak, rice, pop, eggs, salad, pizza, more maple syrup, a moose.
work and play. portrait taken by sarah hebenstreit, of modernkids.co
- Janet Fitch
photographer laurie frankel for BARE MAGAZINE.
collaboration with Lisa Moir @lisamoirstyle, Sheri Evan, Louesa Roebuck
photography, laurie frankel. in collaboration with lisa moir, sheri evans and louesa roebuck. for BARE Denmark Magazine. @lisamoirstyle