Tag Archives: Travel

W is for Wet Commute | #AtoZChallenge

Wet Commute Spectator watching A black-and-white world slides by Rivulets on glass Theme: haiku poetry about life and nature

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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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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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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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Canada’s 150th Anniversary — A Special July 1st

Happy 150th birthday to Canada! In honour of this special day, I have compiled some Canadian posts and experiences. Full circle. The crazy thing about this first story is we left Edmonton, Alberta, heading west on the Yellowhead Highway (Hwy … Continue reading

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Off to My Writing Retreat

For the next four and a half days, I will be on a writing retreat–my first ever. I’ve wanted to do this for about a decade, so it’s a pretty big deal. There is no Internet, so I will have … Continue reading

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X is for Xenia | #AtoZChallenge

XENIA: “The Greek term for the Laws of Hospitality. The custom in classical Greece and other ancient cultures that, if a traveler comes to a strange town, he can ask for food, shelter, and gifts to help him on his … Continue reading

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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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Quick Sunday Funny

Teacher: If you’re done your picture, please come hand it in. Student: I’m done. Here you go. Teacher (frowns at blank sheet): What’s this? I’m not falling for that polar-bear-in-a-snowstorm thing. Student (looking hurt): No, it’s Edmonton in the fog! … Continue reading

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