Windstorm Damage to our West Calgary Home

Southern Alberta, including Calgary, experienced extremely strong wind gusts today. We've lived in our home for 20 years and put a new roof on about 8 years ago. We've been through many wind storms. But today's extreme winds damaged building sites and downtown shopping centres, toppled trees, tipped tractor-trailers and blew a large section of …

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What’s in the Bag? Photography Equipment

This post written by: Oldest GeoKid When out hiking, walking, biking or geocaching, we almost always carry photographic equipment. The pros and cons of photographic equipment vary depending on the activity and location. When out on such adventures, there is generally a trade-off to be made between picture quality and equipment weight. There really is …

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A Different Kind of Treasure Hunt – Wildflowers

We've been able to explore the eastern end of Canmore on foot for several days in a row now. Walking along the trails near Three Sisters Creek with our cameras in hand, we've been on the hunt for as many types of wildflowers as possible. In addition to the usual colourful blooms (scarlet paintbrush, buttercups, yarrow, …

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Geocaching Around the World – Shutterfly Book

We came home from our February trip around the world with more than 10,000 photographs. The easy task was downloading all those pictures and completing a backup. The bigger question was how best to respond to everyone asking when they could see our pictures! Oldest GeoKid shot more than half the pictures. In March, he …

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