Check out the first half of the year here. I can’t believe that Year Five is half over! I have decided that five years is long enough for this project, so this will be the last six months of daily photos.
March 16, 2017
Feeling entirely unmotivated.
March 17, 2017
Man, this movie makes you feel all the emotions.
March 18, 2017
Punched out a critical review and then read for the rest of the day.
March 19, 2017
At least it looks warm enough outside to eat popsicles.
March 20, 2017
It took at least 10 minutes to comb out all the tangles in my hair, and they were instantly back. It’s permanently tangled and I have accepted that.
March 21, 2017
The atrium at the vet med library is such a great place to study, with warmth and fresh air from all the plants.
March 22, 2017
I have some stretches to do for a pinched nerve in my elbow, and this one cracks me up.
March 23, 2017
I got a Saskatchewan Provincial Parks pamphlet in the mail and it made me excited for summer exploring.
March 24, 2017
Madi and I celebrated getting vet med interviews with wine, popcorn, and cookies.
March 25, 2017
I got Lloydminster in Fuel Up!
March 26, 2017
I did nothing all weekend but relax and I feel as refreshed as a glass of iced tea on a hot summer day.
March 27, 2017
Mom sent us some yummy chicken enchilada soup.
March 28, 2017
The series finale of Bones made me feel all the emotions. I was so impressed with how they ended this amazing show.
March 29, 2017
We had our last Kin Club meeting for the school year and had some fun after all the business was taken care of.
March 30, 2017
A trip to Bulk Barn yesterday replenished my motivational stash.
March 31, 2017
I’m super pleased with how they adapted this book to a series. I may have watched 7 hours of it today…
April 1, 2017
A late night run means a late night snack.
April 2, 2017
Another great quote from my brother.
April 3, 2017
Baseball is back! Snapchat knows what’s up.
April 4, 2017
Cut open this unfortunate chicken to explore her reproductive organs.
April 5, 2017
After having my week start really badly, my faith in people was restored by a couple really nice people that I know and just happened to come across without meaning to, reminding me that there’s always a reason to smile. Sometimes we find happiness when we don’t expect it.
April 6, 2017
I’m done all of my classes of third year, now I just have finals!
April 7, 2017
The first sweet tea pitcher of the year!
April 8, 2017
Spent the night watching Rogue One and A New Hope.
April 9, 2017
Attempting to slog through a bunch of boring material.
April 10, 2017
I had a new kind of coffee in my new coffee mug.
April 11, 2017
Went and visited with friendly Subie at Paws Your Stress.
April 12, 2017
Stress ball cow is once again keeping me company while studying.
April 13, 2017
More Star Wars and studying.
April 14, 2017
Ice cream sandwich cake!
April 15, 2017
I got a new sweater and it has adorable trim on the hood that makes me really happy.
April 16, 2017
Mom made hot crossed buns. Happy Easter!
April 17, 2017
I was the smartest ass in both games we played.
April 18, 2017
We celebrated Justin’s birthday a week early while Mom was still here with a Texas Brownie.
April 19, 2017
I was a master procrastinator today, even taking this ridiculous BuzzFeed quiz…
April 20, 2017
I walked home after writing my third final on the only nice day this week.
April 21, 2017
Broke out my zombie killing shirt and went for a workout.
April 22, 2017
You can never have too many canned peaches. (Actually, 2.5 peaches is a lot…)
April 23, 2017
It’s too bad the boys didn’t make it further, but they made it a great series to watch.
April 24, 2017
I got lazy with cutting my nails and they got annoyingly long.
April 25, 2017
This. Was. Insane!
April 26, 2017
I’m done my third year of university!
April 27, 2017
I got three swim tops and a bottoms, I’m ready for summer!
April 28, 2017
I wrote a super long review (1445 words, I had to check) for Empire of Storms because I had so many thoughts and feelings about it and all the wonderful characters, which is all that really matters to me in this series.
April 29, 2017
I made soup!
April 30, 2017
Mom and I are thinking of entering a Mother’s Day lookalike contest with this photo from my grad. (Side note: I forgot to submit it, oops.)
May 1, 2017
Reading some news while prepping for my interview.
May 2, 2017
I usually don’t like my food to be mixed up, but this is a perfectly acceptable combination.
May 3, 2017
Reading some dog stories after my vet med interview, dreaming about having a life like this someday.
May 4, 2017
All packed and ready to go to Las Vegas on Sunday!
May 5, 2017
Home for the day before heading to Edmonton.
May 6, 2017
Danced and sang with Thomas Rhett at an amazing concert! So much fun.
May 7, 2017
I couldn’t get over how pretty the Cosmopolitan resort was with all of its sparkles.
May 8, 2017
We had a great time having our minds blown by Mat Franco’s magic.
May 9, 2017
We spent the afternoon at Ethel M Chocolates and Cactus Garden. I took about 100 pictures in the garden and we bought a delicious assortment of chocolates.
May 10, 2017
It was nice to see Garcia’s Chocolate Thunder on Criminal Minds for a few minutes.
May 11, 2017
My chocolate stash is decimated already…
May 12, 2017
I took Dad to see the new Guardians of the Galaxy as an early Father’s Day gift. We loved Baby Groot!
May 13, 2017
I started a third blog just for my adventures and travels!
May 14, 2017
Mom made us delicious crêpes. Love you so much Momma. ❤️
May 15, 2017
Some of my summer projects: memory boxes and photo albums.
May 16, 2017
Finally finished putting all of the photos from these CDs onto my computer. Took forever…
May 17, 2017
This was my home for the day. I watched a crazy amount of TV…
May 18, 2017
May 19, 2017
The first flower of the year in my flower bed!
May 20, 2017
My next book after finishing two others today!
May 21, 2017
Mom sent me photos of her tulips and they are so gorgeous. 😍
May 22, 2017
Mom made this cool wreath for by her front door.
May 23, 2017
All of my photos are now on this precious little hard drive.
May 24, 2017
Well this is bad…
May 25, 2017
Kicked back on the couch again today, watching some TV, Moana, and The Edge of Seventeen.
May 26, 2017
More of Mom’s tulips. 🌷
May 27, 2017
I made muffins! (And ate 3 of the 12 almost immediately…)
May 28, 2017
Planned out my schedule for fourth year in case I don’t get into vet med.
May 29, 2017
One of my purple irises opened!
May 30, 2017
So jealous of Mom’s yard – at least she sends me pictures!
May 31, 2017
Word Cookies – a ridiculous addiction!
June 1, 2017
Reading outside on a beautiful day.
June 2, 2017
My car got hail damage from this asshole of a storm. Super…
June 3, 2017
Enjoyed the sun today, even though it caused major sweatiness.
June 4, 2017
Loved Midland and Tim & Faith at the Soul2Soul Tour with my parents.
June 5, 2017
Some of my purple and white irises opened!
June 6, 2017
Wonder Woman was kick ass!
June 7, 2017
The best kind of treat!
June 8, 2017
This is the face of someone as they find out they are accepted into the veterinary medicine program!
June 9, 2017
My pretty little kalanchoe blooms.
June 10, 2017
My kind of work out: laying on my comfy yoga mat.
June 11, 2017
Finished sketching out my next painting.
June 12, 2017
I went hiking at Cranberry Flats, one of my favourite beautiful places.
June 13, 2017
I added some more pages to Rule Number 32 and did some work on here too.
June 14, 2017
I have been reading up a storm! (It rained all day…)
June 15, 2017
Mm mm mmm!
June 16, 2017
Sold luminaries at Relay for Life.
June 17, 2017
Drove to Spiritwood to spend some time with my parents and grandparents on a very rainy day.
June 18, 2017
Super red and sweaty after a workout on the elliptical.
June 19, 2017
Planning my road trip and found this gorgeous cathedral in Gravelbourg – looking forward to visiting this cute little town!
June 20, 2017
Finding some mini-adventures in the city.
June 21, 2017
I’ve been listening to a lot of audiobooks the past few days, and they make reading so effortless.
June 22, 2017
I’m calling this my bookworm bun – perfect for laying in bed reading!
June 23, 2017
My first lily of the year has opened!
June 24, 2017
Thanks Saskatchewan. ❤️
June 25, 2017
Late night sweating after sitting on the couch watching movies and eating candy all day… Ugh.
June 26, 2017
A strawberry cotton candy float (ice cream and tea concoction is more like it) – not my best creation ever, but it sure looks summery!
June 27, 2017
Look at these beauties. 😍
June 28, 2017
Russian Tea Cakes. ❤️
June 29, 2017
Celebrated my cousin’s grad. She looked so beautiful!
June 30, 2017
We took a longer drive back to Saskatoon and got to see some more of Saskatchewan.
July 1, 2017
Happy birthday, Canada! We had a great day exploring your beautiful outdoors and watching the fireworks at Diefenbaker Park.
July 2, 2017
While walking around the gardens at Innovation Place, we saw this adorable little guy grooming himself in the shade.
July 3, 2017
All packed up for my road trip!
July 4, 2017
Southern Saskatchewan Road Trip! Condie Nature Refuge is a beautiful piece of heaven on Earth.
July 5, 2017
The Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre in Moose Jaw was so cool! A few of the little guys were really friendly and came right up to the fence to say hello.
July 6, 2017
Grasslands National Park was so much fun to explore. I saw some great wildlife and countless amazing views.
July 7, 2017
Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park offered a nice hike through its many hills.
July 8, 2017
Packing to go home to Lloyd, then Edmonton, and then the lake. Of course I’m taking too much, as usual.
July 9, 2017
It’s good to be home – fresh berries!
July 10, 2017
Haleigh and I saw so many bison at Elk Island National Park. They are so cool!
July 11, 2017
The Muttart Conservatory has so many beautiful plants and we loved exploring the pyramids and learning about some of the plants on the guided tours.
July 12, 2017
I gave this adorable card to the Animal Hospital as a small thank you for all they have done for me over the years.
July 13, 2017
Our first ice cream while camping!
July 14, 2017
Pizza bush pies – my favourite camping food!
July 15, 2017
Dad hung up the patio lanterns and they still look cute years later.
July 16, 2017
These are a couple of the many games we played on this rainy day.
July 17, 2017
We played some Ladder Golf – please ignore my dad’s antics.
July 18, 2017
Maple cookie s’mores!
July 19, 2017
Really enjoyed watching Mom water ski on a very beautiful evening.
July 20, 2017
We played some more games on my last night at the lake.
July 21, 2017
Watched our little chipmunk for a while on my last morning at the lake.
July 22, 2017
My new chubby bird looks adorable on our coffee table.
July 23, 2017
My favourite-coloured marigolds have bloomed.
July 24, 2017
This EP is everything. Midland is so beyond amazing. ❤️
July 25, 2017
I finally started scrapbooking our trip to California and this is the first page.
July 26, 2017
Finally finished this project at 1 am, but I’m still calling it the 26th…
July 27, 2017
Tossed-together ingredients often make the best suppers.
July 28, 2017
I finally finished the Mara Dyer Trilogy and I am still so in love with everything about these characters and plot and mystery and EVERYTHING. Perfection.
July 29, 2017
And so the next series reread begins!
July 30, 2017
OH MAN. One of my favourite episodes of Game of Thrones yet. SO GOOD.
July 31, 2017
More blossoms = more prettiness.
August 1, 2017
Forced myself to eat an egg. It was not pleasant.
August 2, 2017
I laid here reading almost all day, avoiding packing. Oops.
August 3, 2017
I have almost everything packed for my next adventures tomorrow.
August 4, 2017
Made it to Vancouver!
August 5, 2017
Mom and I explored Stanley Park and took in some lovely views of Vancouver.
August 6, 2017
Hiking at Lynn Canyon among all the red cedars in this huge rainforest was so relaxing.
August 7, 2017
The VanDusen Botanical Garden was filled with beautiful plants, giving Mom and I many opportunities to take photos.
August 8, 2017
Saw some salmon at the Whitehorse fish ladder.
August 9, 2017
We spent the day in Skagway hiking and exploring the town. Alaska is really pretty!
August 10, 2017
Visited the Musical Ride horses and they were all so gorgeous.
August 11, 2017
I met this really friendly kitty!
August 12, 2017
Walking around the Centennial Trail was a lot of fun.
August 13, 2017
I enjoyed every minute of this wild ride!
August 14, 2017
I went to Haines Junction with Madi’s grandma to see the mountains and enjoy the nice drive.
August 15, 2017
Ready to hit the road tomorrow and head back home.
August 16, 2017
The Liard River Hot Springs were a great experience! Sitting in a hot pool in bear country was exciting. 😉
August 17, 2017
Hello there mountains!
August 18, 2017
Moved some of Madi’s stuff into her new place and built her desk!
August 19, 2017
Movie night on my last weekend before school starts.
August 20, 2017
My last day of summer was very full: chores, baking banana bread, meeting lots of my classmates and some second years at a welcome event, and watching an intense episode of Game of Thrones. Goodbye summer of 2017, you were amazing.
August 21, 2017
My next adventure has begun: my first day of school at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine was exciting and overwhelming and fun and terrifying and a big mix of other emotions. I am so excited to see where these next 8 months lead me!
August 22, 2017
I spend my mornings petting this lovely lady while I wait for my carpool to pick me up.
August 23, 2017
I was part of the Oompa Loompa crew for our hurricane party – we went to a bar and danced like this with all of the other dressed up groups!
August 24, 2017
Bedtime after many tiring days…
August 25, 2017
Getting organized with readings so I can stay ahead!
August 26, 2017
Mom and I made cookies! (Meaning Mom did 95% of the work.)
August 27, 2017
OH MY OH MY. One of the best scenes ever. What an epic GoT finale!
August 28, 2017
We looked at some really cool slides in histology – I might not know what things are, but they sure look pretty!
August 29, 2017
The AgBio atrium has some really pretty plants on display.
August 30, 2017
A big mug of tea makes most days better – especially when it’s an UDDERLY adorable mug.
August 31, 2017
Being crushed by all my textbook readings while I want to be reading books for fun…
September 1, 2017
Enjoyed watching a great movie with my brother. British accents make everything 100 times better.
September 2, 2017
Reading some behaviour and welfare papers.
September 3, 2017
I went hiking at my happy place. I love Cranberry Flats so much. ❤️
September 4, 2017
They spelled my name right at Starbucks without asking!
September 5, 2017
This slide is so gorgeous. 😍
September 6, 2017
So much to do, so little time…
September 7, 2017
Visited the gals at the dairy barn! 🐮❤️
September 8, 2017
Had a bit of quiet time in a study room after a long week.
September 9, 2017
Bought three books that I have really enjoyed reading in the past year. Their covers and existence are beautiful!
September 10, 2017
Mom sent me some buns. So good.
September 11, 2017
Spent some time identifying surgical instruments.
September 12, 2017
I developed a claw after writing for multiple hours.
September 13, 2017
Trying to increase my late night productivity by reading notes while walking.
September 14, 2017
Classic Rayna movie night: tea, popcorn, and an animal movie. Megan Leavey is really good!
September 15, 2017
Reading a good book and drinking a cup of tea before bed is the most Rayna thing I could be doing on this last night of my 5 year project. Remember: life is too short to be anything but happy.
It’s crazy that I captured my daily life for five years with this project. I’m so happy that I have these photos to look back on and it is sort of sad to be moving on without Photo 365. Now I’m on to the next chapter of my life – let the adventure begin! 😊