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Aubrey Bendall Postcards

Over the weekend, we ventured south to Nanton, Alberta.  The plan was to make the drive down, check out some of the antique stores, grab some drone footage of the grain elevators, maybe have some lunch and then pick our … 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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20 Years of Exploring

Sometimes a posting comes together quickly.  I’ll get an idea for a topic, throw something up on the screen, and publish within an hour or so.  Other posts take a long time to come to fruition. This is one of … Continue reading

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Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

So close to home, yet a world away.  That’s the best way I can think to describe Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park.  Located just south of Highway 1A between Calgary and Cochrane, once you leave the pavement it is hard to … Continue reading

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Flashback: Alderson 2010

Another in my series of lunch break postings from my phone… I remember the first time I visited Alderson. It was exactly eight years ago today. Armed with my “just over a year old” Nikon D90 (the same camera I … Continue reading

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Johnston Stevenson Stopping House: Follow Up

As promised last month, I am posting some additional information regarding the Johnston Stevenson Stopping House.  Having now gotten my hands on the Nose Creek Valley History book (see Sources, below), I have a bit more detail about the location. … Continue reading

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The Last Trip of 2017

The year 2017 will go down as a very good one for the DanOCan.com blog.  We managed to increase our number of postings and thus we attracted a lot more visitors this year compared to 2016.  It turns out people … Continue reading

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