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Not Dealing with the Snow too well and Oh! My Language!

It snowed last night. I drove my car a few blocks earlier today and it was “iffy” getting out of the parking lot, so walked later to visit one friend a few blocks away for fear of getting stuck and walked  to another friend’s for supper. 240 more words

Photo Blog

Johann Brost 1885-1910

Relationship to Me: 2nd Great Grandfather

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Johann Brost was born on August 27, 1885 in Hamburg, Akkerman, Bessarabia, Russia to Michael Frederick Brost (1841-1914) and Karolina Isack (1846-1899). 140 more words


Anna Maria Bohnet 1868-1883

Relationship to Me: 2nd Great-Great Aunt

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Anna Maria Bohnet was born on November 27, 1868 in Katzbach, Akkerman, Bessarabia, Russia to Martin Bohnet (1849-1926) and Justine Sandau (1846-1930). 22 more words


Wednesday Morning

Sunrise was gorgeous Wednesday morning.  If I hadn’t made plans to go snowshoeing at 10:30, I would have been out to see this:

But, when I did go snowshoeing with a friend, we lucked out!  99 more words


Agree or Disagree: Calgary needs Uber.

If you live in Calgary, one of the things you realize is that there is a taxi problem.

This is the general perception of the taxi situation. 114 more words


Premier worries plunging oil prices could crimp investment

Premier Jim Prentice said Thursday he’s uncertain where oil prices will end up after OPEC decided to keep on pumping crude and acknowledged he’s concerned about a slowdown in oilpatch investment. 639 more words

Local News

Ted Ligety Will Skip Events In Lake Louise

DENVER (AP) - Olympic champion Ted Ligety will skip the World Cup races in Lake Louise, Alberta, this weekend with his left wrist still on the mend. 127 more words