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Giant Dormouse?

Long distance shots are never the clearest ones.  I noticed that this picture of a coyote (or is it?) resembles an enormous mouse as much as it looks like a coyote.  9 more words


Jacob Pfeifer 1903-1992

Relationship to Me: Great Great Uncle

FamilySearch Family Tree: L63X-99T

Jacob Pfeifer was born July 1903 in Katzbach, Akkerman, Bessarabia, Russia to Gotleb Pfeifer (1874-1941) and… 209 more words


Premier's hint of school construction postponement rattles school board officials

Premier Jim Prentice’s recent comments that new school projects could be deferred while the provincial government grapples with an “unprecedented fiscal hole” triggered by plunging oil prices was met with concern by school board officials already coping with skyrocketing student enrolment and bursting classrooms. 655 more words

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One month in Banff, Alberta

Today marks my one month anniversary of arriving in the mountain town of Banff, Alberta.

I haven’t made one travel related update since I arrived! I am attempting to rectify this now. 796 more words


Christmas Light Shows in Calgary

We love all the Christmas lights that are put up here in Calgary before Christmas! It is not only private households and shopping streets that are decorated, also parks are being decorated with huge Christmas light displays. 258 more words


Kaillie Humphries slides into mixed bobsleigh history at COP, Calgary

“When the sport began, there used to be four girls and one guy”, said Canadian Olympic gold medallist, Kaillie Humphries following her run down the Calgary Olympic Park (COP) bobsleigh track.  81 more words