Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Short History of Mitford

The story of Mitford, Alberta is not unique from many other towns that dotted the prairie landscape at the end of the 1800s.  It started with a dream, in this case the dream of one Tom Cochrane, who is apparently … Continue reading

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Jumping Over to Jumping Pound Hall

I promised I would get back to some historical place posts.  Today’s posting is about the Jumping Pound Hall.  Located just southwest of Cochrane, the hall was originally built in 1927, at least according to the sign in front of … Continue reading

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Dog Playing with Drone

So, after yesterday’s long and serious post, how about some fun?  Tucker the Dog playing with the drone at the local off leash area. I do have a couple of my more traditional “historic places” posts coming up, hopefully later … Continue reading

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Education, not Regulation

Hey everyone.  This post is going to be a little different in nature.  As you may have heard, Canada has put in “new” regulations covering recreational drone flying.  I say “new” in quotations because many of these regulations were already … Continue reading

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Right Place, Right Time

I was out with the drone doing some filming for a different project when I heard the unmistakable sound of a freight train approaching.  I have not yet had the chance to film a train from the air so this … Continue reading

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A Tour of Bentley, Alberta

While Emily was off learning about horses, I was left on my own to do some touring around Sylvan Lake.  I had been in contact with fellow blogger Jenn of West of the 5th and gotten some tips on places to see. … Continue reading

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Christ Church in Millarville

Earlier this month I took a very creative route home from Calgary — it happens a lot when you’re like me.  My drive brought me by the Christ Church near Millarville, Alberta.  This is a location we have visited on … Continue reading

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