Things I miss about AB

The early days of our time in Alberta always had me casting my eyes to the west and the mountains. It is no understatement to say I loved the mountains, in time loved climbing them and hiking the trails. And to be honest, always a bit nervous about surprising a bear along the way. We…

The Spot meter

Phil is out climbing, and he has a spot meter to let his family know he’s okay when he’s in a part of the world that cell phones don’t work. I love that he can push a button and we know exactly where he is! Isn’t that terrific? Any way I zoomed in to see…

Banff, Alberta

The town of Banff is recognized world-wide and for the years we were in Calgary, it was a regular retreat for us. We would often drive up there on a Monday morning to have lunch, usually at McDonald’s! As we sat by the gas fireplace eating our chicken burgers we would talk about how fortunate…