Fun Stuff · Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: Mothers and Daughters

Agriculture · Farm Life

#plant14 is in full swing

It was a long, cold winter across much of Canada, including the Prairies. At times it seemed like spring would never arrive. But it always does. For urban dwellers, spring’s delayed arrival is more of an annoyance than anything. But to the farmers who are anxiously waiting to plant the seeds that will grow into… Continue reading #plant14 is in full swing

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

Nature

Exploring Kananaskis Country

Last weekend I got my first taste of beautiful Kananaskis Country and I loved it. The Kananaskis Country recreation area is located southwest of Calgary, Alberta. The area contains more than 4,000 square kilometres of foothills and mountains to explore. Snow on the ground and a chill in the air limited my hiking, but I… Continue reading Exploring Kananaskis Country