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 →
I've found that March skiing is either really good or really bad. This past weekend we got lucky and had an epic day of skiing at Sunshine Village near Banff, Alberta. Lots of snow the week before resulted in deep powder and amazing conditions. Here are some photos from our day on the slopes.
Last week I had the opportunity to attend an agricultural conference called FarmTech and I was really impressed with the high calibre of speakers who shared their stories and provided inspiration to the hundreds of people in attendance. I've decided to share my key takeaways from several of the sessions and keynote addresses. While the... Continue Reading →
Last week I had the opportunity to go on a two-hour trail ride near Banff, Alberta with some colleagues. It was a beautiful day for a leisurely ride surrounded by mountains, trees and rivers. My white horse named Snoopy was in no hurry to get anywhere. I occasionally had to get him moving a bit... Continue Reading →
As I stood in line to purchase our tickets for the ferry ride I spotted a t-shirt that said, "I Survived the Crypt Lake Hike." Well, now I can proudly don that t-shirt! Recently we took on another hiking challenge - the Crypt Lake hike. This 17-kilometre hike, which has a 700-metre elevation gain, is... Continue Reading →
It's Friday at 5:00 p.m. As a young person I should be looking forward to a night out on the town. But instead here I sit wishing I was 1,300 kilometres away at the family farm. Why you ask? Because it's #harvest13. Prior to moving to Alberta, while living in Manitoba, I ventured out to... Continue Reading →
The more I grow, the more I realize that my mom is the best best friend that I ever had. PS, I love my mom I came across these words the other day on Pinterest and I thought it was very fitting for me and my mom as we celebrate her 60th birthday today. My... Continue Reading →
It's that time of year, folks. July on the Canadian Prairies. The fields are blooming. The colours are brilliant. It's my favourite time of year. So of course, I have to share more crop photos. These photos are from recent field tours in southern Alberta and southern Manitoba. As you're looking at these photos, I... Continue Reading →