Vintage Tractor Pull Returns to the Calgary Stampede

As a volunteer on the Calgary Stampede Agriculture Media committee, this year I have the privilege of assisting the Stampede Farm Equipment committee with its social and traditional media needs. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with this committee over the past few months. I feel that the Stampede has a tendency to focus on animal agriculture while other aspects... Continue Reading →

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Stepping Back in Time

I often drive by Heritage Park Historical Village but have never taken the time to visit until this past weekend. We decided to spend an afternoon exploring Gasoline Alley museum in the village. We had a great time seeing the various antiques on display. It was a great history lesson! We also walked through the Cars... Continue Reading →

Travelling Historic Route 66

During our recent vacation to Arizona we decided to venture off the Interstate and travel part of historic Route 66. What we sacrificed in speed, we made up for in a memorable historical experience. We as a society spend much of our time rushing through life always taking the fastest and quickest route possible. But... Continue Reading →

Off the Beaten Path in Sunny Arizona

Through online research we discovered a scenic drive called the Apache Trail near Phoenix and during our recent vacation in Arizona we decided to check it out. The Apache Trail was a stagecoach trail that ran through the Superstition Mountains. It was named after the Apache Indians who originally used this trail to move through the mountains. The current Apache Trail... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: Step back in time

Just down the road from my family farm you'll find the Star Mound School Museum. Built in 1886, this one-room schoolhouse sits atop a small hill that pops out of the flat Prairie landscape. The schoolhouse is now a museum and is visited by hundreds of people every year from all over Manitoba, Canada, the United States... Continue Reading →

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