Calgary

Photo Blogging Challenge – Blue (November 2017)

This month’s photo blogging challenge features blue – the most common colour in my world thanks to the broad prairie sky overhead, its reflection in rivers, ponds and lakes, and the extensive use of blue-tinted glass in Calgary’s newest office towers.

The one constraint I imposed was to take all photos in downtown Calgary, since last month’s PBC post featured photos from Canmore. Please click through to enjoy urban variations on blue…

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Cycling in Griffith Woods

Our bike rides have multiple purposes: exercise, photography, active transportation and/or geocaching. With my last ride in Griffith Woods centered on exercise and photography, I decided to plan a ride based on geocaching. Planning For advance planning, the official geocaching website is a great resource. Search for the general area you’ll be visiting, open any…

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Biking in Griffith Woods

Griffith Woods is a beautiful Natural Environment Park located just off Highway 8 in southwest Calgary. The park was created in 2000 and named after Wilbur Griffith who, with his wife Betty, donated a portion of their estate to The City of Calgary to be set aside as a nature preserve. It’s a great place to ride bikes, walk and go geocaching.

Devonian Gardens

At the start of the week, K enjoyed a day off from school (teachers had a Professional Development day). Since he discovered last week that his lightweight pants are 3-4 cm (about 2 inches) too short, we headed to our favourite clothing store to shop for new, hard-wearing pants and a rain jacket. From there,…