Low December Sun

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We are less than two weeks away from the December Solstice. The sun is low this time of year and the days are still getting shorter.   Below is a photo of our sun today from roughly the same time. … Continued

X-C Ski

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Cross-country ski season is well underway. We’ve had a couple of good snowfalls and the trails are looking not bad. Went for a ski and then did some trail maintenance. Then it started to snow. Woo hoo!

Armistice

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At the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 an armistice was signed in a railroad car parked in a French forest near the front lines. The terms of the agreement called for the cessation … Continued

My Poppy My Canada

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    “Whether you chose Canada or were born here, we all get to enjoy values like freedom, democracy, and respect for others. Veterans stood up for those rights….” MyPoppy.ca

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.

Winter’s Snowy Grip

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Winter’s snowy grip … just won’t let go. I went for a snowshoe today and it was tough going! We’ve finally had some warmth and the snow is soft. We’ve had lots of snow this winter. The snowshoe breaks through … Continued

Jersey Day

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Today is Jersey Day – wear your sports jersey to support the Humboldt Broncos and their families. Maybe you have family/friends who ride the team bus to sports games. Perhaps you’ve been on a team bus traveling to a game. B.C. … Continued

Fresh Snow

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🙂 Made the roads pretty messy (especially in Edmonton), but nice for the ski trail. Winter can be fun!

First ski of 2018

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This is the first time I’ve gone cross-country skiing since December 9, 2017. After December 9th the weather turned very warm and our snow disappeared. Then over Christmas the temperature dropped. An extreme cold warning was issued and we had … Continued

Christmas Freeze

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  Happy Holidays, hope you are staying warm! We’ve had a stretch of cold weather here in Northern Alberta, and in much of Canada as well. Brrrr!   Another Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for all of Northern and … Continued