Alberta Day Trip – The Badlands

Jon’s brother and sister were out visiting the past weekend and since this was their first time in Alberta since our wedding (2005) and their first time in Calgary, we spent some time showing them the sights. While we did take them to the mountains (you can’t really come all this way and not go) we …

The Other Weekend – A Day in Canmore

We are having a spell of very nice weather here in Calgary. I would say its unusual, but I seem to remember riding my bike to the zoo many years ago on Remembrance Day so it isn’t that unusual. With all this nice weather, its been hard to stay inside and work when I want …

Day Hiking 2016 – Fullerton Loop

So, we’re still experiencing a ridiculously warm February (except Friday – it was freezing) but we’re doing a better job of enjoying than I was last week. On Saturday we went for a skate and a walk in Bowness Park and I was surprised that there is enough ice. It was still warm enough later in …

Saturday Adventures – October 3, 2015

The wind howled and howled last night – we woke this morning not well rested at all to find the weather hadn’t really improved. Within an hour of being awake, the rain had turned to snow (our first of the year) and I was thankful that we’d managed to organize our weekend to have an …