Category Archives: History

Road Trip of a Lifetime

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted for a while.  The big reason for that is we were away for three weeks fulfilling a dream we have had for a number of years — to drive Route 66 all … Continue reading

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All Hallows Church and Cemetery

For me, and the others like me, we know everything we photograph and write about is capturing the present so future generations may enjoy it too.  We may not think about it at the time; we may simply be enjoying … Continue reading

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church

Short video clip today.  Come with us as we explore the grounds around the Exaltation of the Holy Cross church near Hay Lakes, Alberta. The church was built in 1921 and has been on the Alberta Register of Historic Places … Continue reading

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Exploring East of Edmonton

For the Labour Day weekend, we camped out at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, just north of Camrose.  Naturally, we couldn’t just sit around and look at trees the whole time; we needed to get out and do some exploring, especially … Continue reading

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Bomber Command Museum of Canada

On May 16-17, 1943, the Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron carried out a night attack on three German dams. “Operation Chastise” is considered a significant turning point in World War II. More than 75 years later, the Nanton Bomber … Continue reading

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Pioneer Acres

For those who prefer the written word, prepare to be disappointed again.  This post is another video-focused offering.  There are some non-video posts coming, so don’t despair! Back on August 12, we had the chance to pay another visit to … Continue reading

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Majorville Medicine Wheel

Revisiting familiar places is always fun.  This time we made our first trip out to the Majorville Medicine Wheel since November of 2016.  Last time we were with our friend Richard Hansen, this time we brough Chris and Connie of BigDoer.com … Continue reading

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