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Alberta snapshot: Mount Black Prince and Warspite Lake.

Mount Black Prince with Warspite Lake in foreground, Kananaskis Country – snowshoe trek on 6 February 2016.  Venturing across the lake would have been too risky due to avalanches.  

Absolute majesty.


Alberta snapshot: Along The Cowboy Trail.

The ranch lands in the foothills of the Rockies have been repeatedly Chinook-scoured – you won’t find much snow out here right now!  I took these photos on January 30, just east of Chain Lakes, where my hubby, brother, and I had spent a few hours ice fishing. 41 more words


And then came the rain: wandering through Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

The noise from outside woke me. I sat down on the corner of the bed, rubbing my face and scanning the unfamiliar room as if it was the first time I’d seen it; the bedside table, my paraphernalia dumped on top of the ottoman, the TV. 731 more words

January 23rd Mini-Meet

Last week Paul (benzondubs) messaged me to let me know he’d be in Calgary the coming weekend. Being in town was a good enough reason to meet up but he also really wanted to hear the Focus following the header install, so some messages were sent out to try and coordinate a mini-meet. 298 more words


I'm on my way

I live my life through theme songs. The one that has been showing up for me lately is The Proclaimers I’m on my way. It sums up how this past year of mindfully walking my path towards happiness has been. 382 more words


#Brewday - Oatmeal Stout

Another Sunday is finally and It’s as cold and damp as the last.
In the background I thought I’d go for some more symphonic metal in the form of Within Temptation. 647 more words