Monthly Archives: January 2017

Prelate Grain Elevator Destroyed by Fire

Fire and the prairies go together.  It seems every town on the plains has had some sort of encounter with a major fire in its history.  This has gone on ever since the west was being settled and it continues … Continue reading

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Ice Magic Festival

Last weekend we had the chance to get out to Lake Louise and check out the ice sculptures which were carved as part of the Ice Magic Festival. Ice Magic is an annual event which has taken place for the … Continue reading

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The Elevators of Mossleigh and Herronton

The small Alberta hamlet of Mossleigh has something that few prairie towns can still lay claim to, a row of three grain elevators.  While this was once a common sight, these prairie icons are rapidly disappearing and seeing three in … Continue reading

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Mossleigh Homestead

Today was the first chance I had to take the DJI Mavic Pro out for a road trip.  Well, that’s not 100% true.  Earlier this week I had taken it to the MacDougall Memorial United Church to try and capture some … Continue reading

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First Flight of the DJI Mavic Pro

It finally arrived!  I am now the owner of a DJI Mavic Pro. I originally placed an order at the beginning of December with Robotshop.com but the delivery date kept getting pushed back.  The Mavic forums made it clear that … Continue reading

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2016 In Review: Explorations, Visitations, and Tribulations (Part 2)

Well, in sitting down to write Part 2, I realized I made a glaring omission in Part 1.  I completely overlooked that Emily had a tradeshow in Atlanta at the end of June and I flew down to Georgia to … Continue reading

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