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All Hallows Church and Cemetery

For me, and the others like me, we know everything we photograph and write about is capturing the present so future generations may enjoy it too.  We may not think about it at the time; we may simply be enjoying … Continue reading

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Bomber Command Museum of Canada

On May 16-17, 1943, the Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron carried out a night attack on three German dams. “Operation Chastise” is considered a significant turning point in World War II. More than 75 years later, the Nanton Bomber … Continue reading

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Pioneer Acres

For those who prefer the written word, prepare to be disappointed again.  This post is another video-focused offering.  There are some non-video posts coming, so don’t despair! Back on August 12, we had the chance to pay another visit to … Continue reading

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Majorville Medicine Wheel

Revisiting familiar places is always fun.  This time we made our first trip out to the Majorville Medicine Wheel since November of 2016.  Last time we were with our friend Richard Hansen, this time we brough Chris and Connie of BigDoer.com … Continue reading

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Return to Nordegg

When faced with a Sunday and no real plans, what else to do besides jump in the car and head out and visit another one of Alberta’s historic places?  Today’s journey takes us to the ghost town of Nordegg and … Continue reading

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Alberta Ghost Town Tour: Part 2

And, it is done.  I have finally completed the video from the second day of the annual Alberta ghost town tour.  While it seems the summer is moving so quickly this year, there are still plenty of explorations to come … Continue reading

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We Knew Little of New Norway

For our next visit we’re going to move a little further north up Highway 21 from Ferintosh to the village of New Norway.  New Norway has a population of less than 300 people but has a lot of interesting old … Continue reading

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