Elf On The Shelf

Dec 16, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  Apparently, families of young children are becoming quite aware of Elves that sit on their mantles and other places around the house, keeping an eye on the kids - and who knows what else ahead of Christmas, and probably throughout the year. Knowing ...

More Christmas Ads

Dec 16, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  There is something special about the ads some companies craft for Christmas. They just take you to another level. So here are a few of the ones that will make you go ooohhh.   [image]   This is one of the most endearing ads I've seen in a long time. ...

More Christmas Cheer

Dec 15, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  Because you can never get enough Christmas jam, here are few more pieces to tickle your ears. [image]   Pentatonix does a wonderful job of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah. [image]   I didn't know Jean Luc Picard was so talented. Well, through the ...

Christmas Cheer

Dec 05, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  It's time to share some of that Christmas spirit.   [image]   Smooth, rich pipes layered with Christmas wishes. Luther Vandross sings you into the mood. [image]   A cappella takes gets a warm spin with Pentatonix on the Little Drummer Boy.  ...

Calgary Zoo - part 2

Dec 01, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  There was nothing so intriguing as the buttefly house full of incredibly coloured wings flitting all around. Some were large, and others tiny - so you wouldn't notice them at rest except for their bright colours or slight movements. Even with those ...

Christmas Ads

Nov 30, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  The big day is still quite a few good nights' sleep away but commercials make it feel like much less. As long as you're going to be seeing them for the next while, enjoy a few you'll like watching again.   [image]   Apparently, Harvey Nichols runs ...

Calgary Zoo - part 1

Nov 16, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  We hadn't been to the Calgary Zoo before this year, and except for articles a few years back following flooding in Calgary that affectced the zoo, I wasn't aware of their incredible site. But a few people talked to us about it when we planned this ...

Oh Deer Me

Nov 04, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  Oh deer, pardon the pun, but I couldn't resist it. I had hoped we'd see moose, cariboo, bear, deer, and other large animals on our drive through the north country. Sadly, we didn't see as much as we'd hoped. But we did see a few deer - and some that ...

Little Sprites Of The North

Oct 20, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  It's sure coming to the end for tiny little visitors flittering about and brightening corners here and there. Especially so when we were up north in the Peace Region a few weeks ago. Overnights put the bite in chilly, but the days still warmed up. ...

Little Sprites

Oct 07, 2016Category: Comments: 0
  Call them sprites, fairies, magic pilots, or charmers. They're just engaging little aeronauts.   [image]   It never ceases to amaze me that these little winged wonders can still carve incredible feats of aeronautical precision with chunks of ...