Year of Joy

Year of Joy: December

Better late than never! This pretty much sums me up. I’m late for almost everything, including writing my last Year of Joy post for 2016. But this time (and almost every time!), I have a good excuse. For the first eight days of January I was on vacation in Hawaii and then returned to work… Continue reading Year of Joy: December

Fun Stuff · Nature

An Epic Day on the Slopes

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.

Environment · Fun Stuff · Nature

11.5 kilometres and counting

I had my first official guest in my new condo this past long weekend. And it was a special visitor – my mom. It was a fun and busy weekend. We share a love of the outdoors and exercise so most of the weekend was spent exploring the nearby mountains and foothills. We travelled to… Continue reading 11.5 kilometres and counting

Environment · Nature

Exploring Johnston Canyon

This past weekend we ventured out of the city to Banff National Park located west of Calgary in the mountains. In the park we stopped at Johnston Canyon. We walked to the lower falls and then further on to the upper falls. It was a beautiful day for a hike. Here are some photos from… Continue reading Exploring Johnston Canyon