Category Archives: Outdoors/Travel

Canadian Crumbs – Sparwood Titan

While wandering, aimlessly it seems at times, Q and I are always excited when we come across something grand in nature and with a historical significance. Well, imagine our shock when our wandering through the Crowsnest Pass near the Alberta/B.C.…

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Rare Lunar Trifecta of 2018 #SuperBlueBloodMoon

A rare event occurred on January 31, 2018 that had not been seen in 150 years: the Super Blue Blood Moon. A brief overview of the Super Blue Blood Moon event by The Weather Network Are you ready for the … Continue reading

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Northern Lights and Other Alberta Photo Picks

It may not quite be the Arctic, but Aurora Borealis sometimes use the skies over Edmonton, Alberta, latitude 53.5°, as their stage. 📷 @jessemartineau // #edmontonviews A post shared by Daily View Edmonton (@dailyviewedmonton) on Jan 24, 2018 at 5:53pm … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a City Hare

This hare was in front of my van again today when I headed out to work before noon. (Note how low the sun is in Edmonton in winter.) I managed to not scare him off too far as I got … Continue reading

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Bucket List: Hiking the Bruce Trail

I have wanted to hike the 885-kilometre (550-mile) length of the Bruce Trail from Tobermory to Niagara in Ontario, Canada, since June 1981. That means we just passed the 36-year point. However . . . First, I am now in … Continue reading

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Summer’s End on a Lake Ontario Shoreline

After a walk in the dog park with Howie the beagle, my day in Oshawa with my sister continued with a visit to the beach at Lakeview Park. Slide Show: Summer’s End on a Lake Ontario Shoreline (15 photos) See … Continue reading

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Dog Days of September

Harmony Valley Park Off-Leash Area in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada is a wonderful place for dogs and people. In the slide show below, join Howie the beagle, my sister, and me on our morning walk through fields and forest. Slide Show: … Continue reading

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Photos from the Air

Flight photographs: Edmonton AB to Toronto ON (day) and return flight (night). Slide Show: Photos from the Air (10 photos)

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Road Trip: Back from Southern Alberta

It’s probably the last hot weekend of the season, was my thought. Can’t waste it. So Saturday afternoon and Sunday were spent with my brother in southern Alberta. I told him when I got there I needed steak. I’m getting … Continue reading

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Fair Skies, Dark Skies

The following slide show is a compilation of photographs taken in Alberta from May to July, 2017. The focus is on sky conditions, with daytime moon interesting cloud formations stormy skies and lightning rainbow smoky skies deep blue fireworks summer … Continue reading

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