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STST2017: Fort Steele

I’ll bet you thought we were done with the Scratch the Surface Tour 2017, didn’t you?  Well, surprise!  There’s at least one more story to tell… It had been more than thirty years since I had visited Fort Steele, British … 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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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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Big Loss in Tiny Orion

As 2016 draws to a close, there is little doubt it has earned a reputation for being a year of loss.  We’ve lost many notable musicians and other celebrities, some would say America lost its way with the election of … Continue reading

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