Tag Archives: Calgary
This weekend I learned about a place from Calgary’s past I had never heard of before — the Sunshine Auto Camp. Let’s dig a little into its history and see what we can learn about it.
I don’t know what’s more frustrating, the loss of another great old structure or the lack of concern so many show for our historic sites Continue reading
Sometimes postings just fall into your lap. Today is one of those examples. I was out for a walk in the northern part of Calgary, near the community of Sage Hill. In the midst of the new condo buildings and … Continue reading
I’m going to take a little detour from the vacation posts and instead talk about Sears. I’m not interested in discussing what went wrong for the once-mighty retailer in terms of a retail case study, but rather looking at the … Continue reading
Willans Barn at Fish Creek Park – December 2008 “Are you kidding me?” That was all I could mutter to myself as I stood in the kitchen staring at the Twitter feed on my smartphone. The classic old barn … Continue reading
“You know the place, even if you never actually purchased fuel from its two outdated pumps, or bought coffee or lottery tickets over the counter inside.” — Michael Platt, Calgary Sun It is a story we see play out again … Continue reading
“It’s been happening with depressing regularity over the years — another century-old small town hotel has been hit by fire.” — CBC News It’s a trend that DanOCan.com has noticed. And, I have been making a special effort to take … Continue reading