Sneak-a-peak at Calgary Stampede

Sneak-a-peak at Calgary Stampede






The first weekend in July is Calgary’s world-famous stampede and exhibition.  The parade and opening day is the Friday and the next ten days are filled with as much western themed fun as one can handle, for some that is a lot.  The night before the Stampede  Grounds actually open up to the public is an(…)

So far away…

So far away…






I was going to post about a recent rip to Japan late last week but the city I live in was sent in to a local state if emergency so it didn’t happen.  Here though is my story of what happened this past weekend where I had to work while Calgary was underwater: I was(…)

Another Year Older

Another Year Older






I have said before that many a holiday is spent on the road and in the company of coworkers.  Special occasions become as great as you make them.  Being on call this month has been a big adjustment not only has it meant that I am at the beck and call of crew scheduling.  It(…)

Whitehorse, Yukon – Land of the Midnight Sun

Whitehorse, Yukon – Land of the Midnight Sun






I try to figure out what it is about a city that captures my heart.  Is it the heartbeat/ vibe of the streets, or the pace at which the locals go about their daily life?  Perhaps it’s the scenery, natural, man-made or both?  I am told I have a lot of favourite cities. Looking back(…)