We have been considering what to do with the aging patio in our back yard for several years. We finally made the decision that the weeds growing out of the cracks between the stones were just too big and that it was finally time to do something this year.
Our plans were pretty vague. We knew we wanted wood and we thought it would look pretty good if there was an elevated section and a lower section at or near grade level. And we definitely wanted to end up with some shade because the yard is always hot and … Continue Reading ››
Although winter has officially only just begun, we’ve had a lot of winter already in Calgary this year. Sometimes that can be annoying, but other times it can be simply beautiful. When the hoar frost settled down over the city at the end of December it was crazy beautiful. We went for a walk along the river pathway and into Sue Higgins park (Southland Dog Park) to enjoy the scenery. When we set out on the walk these long grasses were completely covered in thick frost, but the sun was beating down on them and the ice was quickly melting. I … Continue Reading ››
Louise and her brother Rob have been training all summer for Ride the Rideau, a 100 km bike ride to raise money for cancer care and treatment at the Ottawa Hospital. They did the ride in memory of their father John (who passed away July 13th, 2012) and together they raised over $4,000. The grand total for the ride was over $2,000,000 which is nothing short of amazing!
If you would like to help out then you can still sponsor them using the following link:
Here are a few of my favorite images from the slideshow:
Louise has been training all summer for Ride the Rideau, a 100 km bike ride to raise money for cancer care and treatment at the Ottawa Hospital. She and her brother Rob will be riding in memory of their father John who passed away July 13th, 2012. He received wonderful care at the Ottawa Hospital and this is their way of saying thanks.
If you would like to help them reach their goal then you can sponsor then using the following link:
The Adventures of Louise, Sean, Melanie, and Andrew. A Collection of Photos and Movies from our lives….