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Maligne not Maligned

There is nothing bad to be said about Maligne Lake. It is as picturesque as every information source proclaimed it to be and we descended on it when the light and breezes were perfect – not too much of either. 227 more words

On best places and "You Fucking People"

I was in Fort Collins yesterday, sitting in the left turn lane of a busy intersection.  My actual turn was about half a mile away, but traffic is always a thing in Fort Collins, so I’m waiting. 272 more words

Travel & Adventure

Sweat, Sunburn, Stamina and a SkyTram

Our destination sat high above Jasper atop Whistler Mountain. So named because that intriguing little creature the Hoary Marmot inhabits the mountain and makes a whistling sound. 418 more words

The Rockies

At 4 something this morning, Regis woke me to remind me I wanted to see the sun rise on Devil’s Tower.  I had a hard time sleeping last night, so I’m pretty sure I finally fell asleep at 4 something minus 1 minute.  304 more words


I Little Enchanting Tourist Gem

While thinking about the new summer travel season that is now upon us, I started reminiscing about some of my summer travel adventures from last year. 354 more words

In Search of the Hoary Marmot


For locals the May Long Weekend, or MayLong, signals the opening pilgrimage to plant nurseries. Large store car parks, hitherto used for cars and piling up swept snow now house row upon row of benches piled high with seedlings, pots and everything needed to colour up one’s garden. 404 more words

Welcome to my Life

“I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Hello, I am not going to use my real name, pinpoint exactly where I live, give out my neighbor’s real names, etc. 725 more words