Brrrr! Most of Alberta has an Extreme Cold Warning today. The Athabasca University weather station is reporting -35 Celsius right now (9:05 PM). Even Calgary has an extreme cold warning. Layer up and stay warm!
No problem, Edmonton will send snowplows! Gotta love Alberta. Edmonton sends 30 plows to Calgary to help with the heavy snow – with Oilers Flags too! Additional trucks from Red Deer, Okotoks and Medicine Hat helped with the snow removal. … Continued
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
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
Today I went for a paddle in Lac La Biche, at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park. It was a beautiful warm sunny day. Winds were light. I paddled along the east and north shores and out to the Pelican … Continued
I recently had the opportunity to paddle Long Lake in my kayak. The lake is long and narrow, and located in Long Lake Provincial Park, south of Boyle Alberta. There is a boat launch, day use area and beach, … Continued
This week I had the opportunity to paddle Steele Lake in my kayak. Steele Lake is in Cross Lake Provincial Park. Since the park surrounds the lake, the shoreline and wetlands are quiet and undisturbed. I spotted a Loon, … Continued
Last weekend we told ourselves not to worry, the snow will melt. And it did. Now it’s back! It’s not as wet as last weekend, still a good workout to shovel. Snowfall warning in affect for Athabasca County and … Continued