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The Dog Chapel on Dog Mountain

We drove forever along winding, twisting, muddy roads to get here. We knew the destination but the location itself was…

Moving critters across Canada

One of the more stressful and emotional parts of moving is figuring out what to do with the critters/living things…

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…

Reflecting with the Dogs

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

Let it Snow

Snow, snow, snow. It seems that Canada is drowning in snow and ice this winter… perhaps a bit more than…

Back to the Hills in Calgary

This is the bike ride I promised Stryder in April but snow and crappy weather prevented it from happening. So,…

The Hills are Calling

Stryder. Oh dear Stryder. He was my buddy for so long… and whenever I come home late on a Thursday…

Winter Wonderland

Winter has come to Calgary. These photos are from a particularly beautiful hoar frost that occurred recently. Unfortunately, the temperature…

Happy Halloween

This year Niña wanted to dress up as a bride and then decided that she couldn’t go out without a…

Nose Hill Park: A Biking Experience

Uphills, suicidal gophers, deer poop, and my crazy dog who thinks he’s a cheetah: that’s our regular Nose Hill Park…

Running Styles

The dogs… right. It’s been a really really long while since I wrote about their silly antics. For yesterday’s walk…

Eventual Friends

Many many moons ago little miss La Niña, while still a baby, had an episode with Stryder where he was…

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