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Category: Alberta

In one day you can drive Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba

Here we are… day 1… driving through three provinces with bikes, a Jeep, and a motorbike. It would have been…

Those Construction Guys

Remember all that construction that we started in May with the dramatic, tween-like, construction guys… well… where do I start?…

Still at it but there are some “done” shots

This whole “get-the-house-ready-for-the-renters-who-will-probably-wreck-it” thing is all consuming. We’ve had some successes and some failures. Firstly, a shot of quick success:…

Prep for the Move Across Canada (the saga) Continues

We are entering crunch time for construction and everyone is starting to stress out. There are many late nights of…

In the Midst of Renovations: The Basement

The Great Move Across Canada doesn’t end with us finding a house in Montreal. It begins the next phase: doing…

Hello. I’m still alive.

Ok. So. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted in a while. I’m so sorry. I’ve written for many…

The Storm that Rocked Santa Cruz

There is only one time in my life where I thought I would die; where inside my head a little…

Buckwheat Pancakes and Friends

I’ll be bold and apologetic and admit to Edmontonians that I’ve probably spent the equivalent of a day in Edmonton…

The Day that Started with Surfers and Ended with Prairies

March kicked off the beginning of the busy travel season (for me) and the first big adventure starts in… *drumroll*……

2015: A Year of Travel

Los Angeles/Hollywood 2015 started with Los Angeles, Hollywood to be precise. It’s a longer flight than San Francisco but chalk…

Medieval Music, Creepy Santas, and an Abandoned Terminal

As part of the Peculiar Things theme, I’ll periodically share forgotten surprises (read: images) that upload themselves from my various…

Calgary Climbing Centre

This one get filed into the Calgary birthday party / team event ideas bin. Located in a refurbished airplane hanger…

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