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Being Pleased By Small Things

“Little things please small minds.” That line, spoken in the weary tone of someone forced to deal with annoying and inferior beings, was one of the ways my high school algebra teacher reacted to adolescent acting-up. 548 more words

Living Consciously

Episode 4: Getting set up

Ted and Heather’s ranch house is nestled in a remote part of Southern Alberta on the Oldman River. Whilst it is quiet and tranquil, this is a busy time of year for many ranchers in the area with the occasional cattle truck creating clouds of dust along the gravel road at the bottom of the drive. 677 more words


Windswept, The Burmis Tree


Purportedly the most photographed tree in Alberta. This shot was taken in the late 1980’s is a side view of the famous  tree. It shows the directionality of the branches, forced to point east by the strong westerly winds. 20 more words


A Cursed Goldmine and Greed

Gold fever creates monsters but in the case of the Lost Lemon Mine a curse has been placed on it more dangerous. Alberta Rose O’Neil escapes her mother’s control to visit her father in the west. 523 more words


"But I am at the table now" — Jim Prentice's speech after winning the PC leadership

Thank you. I want to begin by thanking my family who have been by my side for this entire campaign.

When Karen and I were married many years ago I promised her a motorhome trip across Alberta. 1,992 more words