31 Days of Geocaching Challenge – Successful Finish

Well, we made it to the end of August with at least one geocache find each day of the month. The folks at geocaching.com reported that more than 25,000 geocaching accounts achieved the same milestone. Congratulations to everyone who did it, especially to those who established a new "longest geocaching streak". Some highlights from our …

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Photo Blogging Challenge – Transportation (April 2013)

With a population of almost 1.1 million, Calgary is quickly becoming Sprawlgary. It seems like a personal set of wheels is pretty much essential to conveniently making it to all the commitments in our family schedule. Despite how compelling convenience can be, we've slowly developed the habits of stacking errands, carpooling, taking public transit and …

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Photo Blogging Challenge – My World (March 2013)

I dropped Project 365 this year, am really enjoying a weekly photography challenge over on flickr (also hosted by PJ), and recently decided to add a monthly Photo Blogging Challenge to the rhythm of things. The overall idea is to take photographs throughout the month (not a problem as I take at least one camera …

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Pillars of the Community

According to the English language Wiktionary, a pillar of the community is a prominent member or supporter of a local community. Out walking yesterday, I came across 4 pillars of the community - four free-standing pillars showcasing artwork created about 10 years ago by students attending the neighbourhood elementary school. The work was created under …

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