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Category: Calgary

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…

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…

Five Interesting Things: from Canada

My devices are constantly filling up with photos that I rarely post. Sometimes they’ll end up on Instagram and other…

Sailing and Okanagan Wine

Fall in Southern Alberta can be rather unpredictable. For example, in September the city sees rain, heat, intense wind, and…

Summer of Chaos: Week 8/9

The next two weeks touch three cities: Los Angeles, Halifax, and Calgary… twice. Food… on the road Once again, here’s…

Passion for Glass

Normally our weekends are filled with cleaning, grocery shopping, gardening, cooking, trips to the library, dog walking, and guinea pig…

Reflecting with the Dogs

Hollywood is sensory overstimulation… all the time… everywhere. There is constant traffic, constant people, constant bright lights, and information flying…

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