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First blog post

This is a symbolic post.

I took this picture yesterday after we visited the Glenbow Museum. This picture represents important things about life. Like falling and learning how to pick ourselves up. 33 more words


Olympic Plaza controversy brings three-decade-old practical joke to light

A stone worker’s practical joke lasted almost 30 years until it was revealed this week when a city controversy erupted over a beloved Olympic project. 384 more words

Local News

Donated bricks in Calgary's Olympic Plaza likely not salvageable

It’s very likely Calgary’s Olympic Plaza will be getting a facelift and the donated bricks lining the plaza aren’t in the plans.

City of Calgary urban strategy lead Carlie Ferguson says the bricks, inscribed with the names of donors, are in poor shape. 188 more words


Short legacy for inscribed Olympic Plaza bricks

A Calgary Olympic legacy is barely going to survive three decades.

Bricks lining Olympic Plaza inscribed with the names of donors are in such bad shape they cannot be saved in their present form, according to a city planner. 362 more words

Local News

Calgary’s upcoming New Year’s Eve festivities sweetened by federal money

The City of Calgary has announced plans for beefed up New Year’s Eve festivities thanks to a federal cash injection.

The Department of Canadian Heritage is contributing $110,000 to… 241 more words


Families celebrate Heritage Day at Calgary tourist destinations

Hundreds of Calgarians packed tourist destinations and attractions throughout the city on Monday to celebrate Heritage Day.

At Heritage Park, children learned about Canada’s rich history and took spins on the antique midway.  60 more words


IKEA Hackers' "Nimbus Luminous" DIY Light

Never have I seen a DIY that actively encourages the destruction of children’s toys when making a light, so this one really shines to me. I laughed excessively when I read the dissection instructions; it really is my kind of humor, which is very dark and morbid at times. 292 more words