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Canada 150

I am too young to have been around for the centennial in 1967.  I am too old to be around for the bicentennial in 2067.  Canada 150 is the closest I will get. As hinted at last week, we joined … Continue reading

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A Couple of Short Videos

There hasn’t been much exploring going on lately.  There have been a couple of opportunities to get out for some shorter walks and fly the drone.  Nothing really interesting in a local history context, just getting outdoors and enjoying the … Continue reading

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Turner Valley and High River

My mother was visiting us for a couple of days while she was on vacation.  We took advantage of one of my mid-week days off to go for a drive and check out some sights south of Calgary back on … Continue reading

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Nordegg: The Video

While I should have been packing up the trailer so we can get on the road for the long weekend, instead I found myself in the basement putting the final touches on my video from our trip to Nordegg. I … Continue reading

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Trip to Nordegg

Once again, my limited number of free hours has caused my latest posting to be a long time in coming.  Once an idea for a post has formed itself in my mind, I find myself mentally drafting it in bits … Continue reading

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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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