Monica and Todd are expecting baby #1 next month, so we gathered the gang together to celebrate and console them. There was lots of fun, food, and coffee, and a few presents too. Good luck you guys!
Family Day is a made in Alberta statutory holiday that helps to ease the winter blues!Louise had to work so Melanie and Daddy got to hang out! We started at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, but that was pretty boring (not much there at this time of year but geese, ducks,and magpies), so we moved on to the Calgary Zoo. The zoo is a favorite for all of us, so this was a better choice...
I have been wanting to capture the mountains in their full morning glory for quite awhile, but my timing has either been off when I go into the mountains or I am too far away to do them justice. I went skiing last weekend and happened to arrive at the Eastern edge of the mountain parks at just the right time.I pulled over and quickly took these pictures. I wanted a few more with a different perspective and so I was changing lenses when it was suddenly all over as if someone had flipped a switch.The vistas were beautiful in the afternoon too, so I stopped a couple … Continue Reading ››
We went skating at the Olympic Plaza in downtown Calgary yesterday. Melanie fell and cut her lip on the boards which caused some sadness, but she had fun anyway.The plaza is a free, public, outdoor skating rink with it's own cleaning staff and Zamboni. Pretty odd for Calgary where user pay is the norm...I've heard that the plaza sits on the former location of a curling rink and so I assume that the curling rings painted on the rink are a tribute to that?