Our 8.5 lb. dog

When the boys were very young we began talking about getting a dog for the family. Wendy and I weren’t entirely in agreement on the breed of dog but we did think that it should be small dog.  At first I was leaning towards a Springer Spaniel but in the end we decided we would…

The Salvation Army – Hillhurst

One of the communities within Calgary is Hillhurst.  Now it’s kind of lost in the development of the inner city but it was once a very clear little part of the large city. Google gives it this description: “Hillhurst and neighbouring Sunnyside make up a charming area centered on the trendy Kensington Village shopping area,…

TheFarmer’s Almanac

When I was a teen, Dad was on the road alot.  I’m not sure how this got going, or how long he had been doing it, but I discovered that when planning his travels (driving) he would consult the Farmer’s Almanac.  Over time he learned that it was, for the most part, very reliable.  It…