December 21, 2014 – Little Slice of Heaven

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. In the absence of current travel options, this is a rework of our 2014 trip Down Under, previously posted on a private blog site. +15 and cloudy inContinue reading “December 21, 2014 – Little Slice of Heaven”

Into The Unknown – It’s the Little Things

All photos taken during our February 1, 2021 river valley walk in Edmonton It’s the Little Things © (Tanka) What helps keeps us sane in this time of confusion? It’s the little things like laughter, smiles and warm hugs and a sunny winter walk.

Bunchberry Meadows #4 – Making Tracks

All photos from our February 18, 2021 walk. Bunchberry Meadows is a 1 square mile (640 acre) conservation area, located in the Devon Dunes Environmentally Significant Area, West of Edmonton. It is operated by the Edmonton and Area Land Trust and features aspen parklands with pockets of white spruce, tamarack (larch), jackpine and wetlands, providingContinue reading “Bunchberry Meadows #4 – Making Tracks”

That’s So 2020 – These Look Bagel-ly Familiar

Nothing screams Covid-19 pandemic pastime more than Sourdough bread baking. The good news for me was that I had started with sourdough 2 years ago, when I received my sample of Levain Mother from our local French Canadian Restaurant, Chartier. The Mother at that time was about 3 years old and was a Christmas 2018Continue reading “That’s So 2020 – These Look Bagel-ly Familiar”

Jasper in Winter #16 – Patricia Lake & Bungalows

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. From my last series on Jasper, you will understand that this is one of our favourite places on the planet. The shots I will show you were allContinue reading “Jasper in Winter #16 – Patricia Lake & Bungalows”

Jasper in Winter #14 – Athabasca River

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. Our drives into and out of Jasper town on Highway 16 (Yellowhead) parallel the Athabasca River. Depending on the location, the river can be on either side ofContinue reading “Jasper in Winter #14 – Athabasca River”

November 26, 2014 – Coffees, Cape, Cookies (and Dunes)

Travel Thursday BLOG Post NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. In the absence of current travel options, this is a rework of our 2014 trip Down Under, previously posted on a private blog site.Continue reading “November 26, 2014 – Coffees, Cape, Cookies (and Dunes)”

Into the Unknown – Crisp

All photos taken on February 7, 2021 No need to ask when cold winter weather will be here. It arrived this AM, with reported lows of -41C (feels like -49C). Not what our thermometers said, but when we ventured out for our walk, it was -30C (feels like -38C). Our walk was brief and theContinue reading “Into the Unknown – Crisp”

That’s So 2020 – Scenes From a Boring Walk

November 14, 2020 I finally de-quarantined my new camera today. My current camera is 4 years old and has been having some difficulties of late, so when I saw a similar camera at Best Buy as an Open Box special, I ordered it. It has a few less bells and whistles than my current camera,Continue reading “That’s So 2020 – Scenes From a Boring Walk”

November 23, 2014 – Rangitoto

Travel Tuesday BLOG Post NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. In the absence of current travel options, this is a rework of our 2014 trip Down Under, previously posted on a private blog site.Continue reading “November 23, 2014 – Rangitoto”

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