Category Archives: Outdoors/Travel

Spring Is Not Available in Your Area — But It’s Happening Somewhere! | #AtoZChallenge

Spring isn’t available in Alberta. We’ll have to try later. Fickle spring Most of April has felt like early March. It’s April 23rd, and once again we wake up to several inches of snow on the ground and a wind … Continue reading

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St. Patrick Day River Hike in Northern Ontario

Originally posted on True North Nomad:
Someone once asked me where “my people” were from.  I quickly turned around to check and see if a crowd of folks had taken up behind me.  No one was within 10 feet of…

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Well, This Isn’t Exactly Seasonal Either

It was only last week I was posting about our brutal temperatures of -30°C/-22°F across Alberta with wind chills into the -38 to -45°C (-36 to -49°F) range. Last week On February 7, Edmontonians persevered through a temperature of -28°C/-18°F … Continue reading

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How Do You Like My Sandy Beach? A Song

How do you like my sandy beach When the wind is dancing in the waves? Two thousand miles may change the land, But no distance can change you. Moonbeams tumble off the snow On the whitecaps of the jagged Rockies, … Continue reading

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Platinum Trees

Spectacular hoarfrost on January 25 created by a foggy night.

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Experiencing Edmonton

Several months ago, I wrote Harbinger of Winter Does Not Stop Festival, showcasing Edmonton, Alberta–Canada’s Festival City, known for its culture and history. Edmonton is North America’s most northern major city. It offers all the conveniences and events of urban … Continue reading

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Black Trees, Fiery Sun Dogs, Purple Clouds, Azure Sky

Related winter posts Pink Sun, Purple Sky, Diamond Snow … And Fluffy Bunnies? Orange Clouds, Rainbow Sun Dogs, Blue-White Snow Visit to Ontario: A Photo Story Winter Photo Challenge: Earth and Sky

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Winter Photo Challenge: Earth and Sky

Today’s post is a gallery of snowy, winter photos capturing the mood and beauty of this season in Ontario. Geese Cemetery A Lakefront Park Woods Trees and Sky Other photo posts Visit to Ontario: A Photo Story 7-Day Photo Challenge … Continue reading

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Pink Sun, Purple Sky, Diamond Snow … And Fluffy Bunnies?

During these picturesque days of winter (to which my camera phone cannot do justice), hares can be found in Edmonton, Alberta–in empty lots, snow-covered green spaces, on roads, and in yards. The other day, I was pulling into my parking … Continue reading

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Visit to Ontario: A Photo Story

Other photo posts 7-Day Photo Challenge 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge Richard Weatherly: Photographer, Author, Poet Winter Photo Challenge: Earth and Sky

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