Tag Archives: Calgary

Sunshine Auto Camp

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.

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Enoch Sales House Lost to Fire

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

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History and Urban Sprawl in North Calgary

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

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Farewell to Sears

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

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Fish Creek Park’s Barn Demolished

  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

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