Fall 2018

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Fall in this part of Alberta …   Our first snowfall came early!   Walking along the trails, it’s amazing how many leaves didn’t turn colour before falling.   Last night the temperature went down to -6 Celsius.

Watching us …

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Another example of a Corporation collecting data on us without our knowledge. Mall directories – the large digital maps – at some shopping malls are equipped with cameras and facial recognition software. Recently someone posted a photograph of one at … Continued

Wild Berries

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We have a variety of wild plants on our property. This time of year the berries are starting to ripen. The Wild Strawberries are small and hug close to the ground. They do well in the spots cut low by … Continued

Heat Warning

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Last week we had a rain warning combined with a wind warning. This week the weather has changed and we have heat warnings! From Environment Canada: Alerts for: Westlock – Barrhead – Athabasca 3:37 PM MDT Wednesday 20 June 2018 … Continued

R2AK 2018

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Race to Alaska (R2AK) 2018, Stage 2, began today. This is a race up the Inside Passage, with no motors & no support. However participants can stop and resupply along the way. “The intent is to be unsupported between towns, … Continued

Still raining

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We’ve had rain and high winds, with power out for 20 hours last night. Couldn’t even BBq for dinner as the rain was coming in sideways underneath the shelter. The plants don’t mind, except for the trees. A few down … Continued

Rain, rain …

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Green, green …   It’s amazing how fast the forest can spring back after winter! But it has to, summer is short. (Granted, not as short as in Churchill, Manitoba.) Sunrise was at 04:57 MDT this morning, and sunset is … Continued

Spruce it up

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Well, the Jets are not in the Stanley Cup – sob. Now we’re left watching the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights. It was great to see the Jets make the Western Conference final! Meanwhile I transplanted some spruce trees … Continued

Jets Fly High over Predators

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The Jets win game 7 to move on to the Western Conference Final!!! First goal of the game, Tyler Myers fires a shot from a sharp angle that sneaks behind Pekka Rinne: (note: nhl.com videos often won’t play well in … Continued