Cross-country Skiing at Confederation Golf Course

I'm not usually excited about winter - a quick search for "winter" in my archives reveals that I mostly complain about the the cold and snow from November through May - but this year I've actually been looking forward to the snow. I impulse bought new cross country skis (my first new set since high… Continue reading Cross-country Skiing at Confederation Golf Course

A “Tropical” Mini-Vacation – West Edmonton Mall World Water Park

It has been cold in Calgary lately so I was very happy that we had made plans to head to a warmer location this weekend - the water park at West Edmonton Mall. Even though we are not even close to being unpacked after our move it was too hard to pass up - and… Continue reading A “Tropical” Mini-Vacation – West Edmonton Mall World Water Park

What will it look like when the water goes down?

If you haven't heard, we have severe flooding in Calgary. Parts of downtown and many communities are underwater and, to put it mildly, it is a mess. Even though we're only two blocks from the river we live up high and haven't suffered any damage to our personal property. But with the river raging parts… Continue reading What will it look like when the water goes down?