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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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Retrospective: McDonalds Museum

This is the second in my now-officially-a-series lunch break postings… Today’s post was inspired by an article I saw in my Facebook Newsfeed as I ate breakfast this morning. “McDonald’s museum in Des Plaines will be demolished next month” I … Continue reading

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Threshing Bee 2017

I think after five years I can officially call it a tradition.  Each year, on the weekend after Labour Day, I make the trip to Saskatchewan to attend the Threshing Bee at the Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village and Museum just south … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site

As I alluded to in my previous post, Emily and I went on a little road trip over the weekend.  This was our primary destination, but it ended up playing second fiddle to the Wheels of Time Museum. My personal … Continue reading

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Spending Time in Caroline

The door is open so we walk inside.  We see no one but someone has heard us come in. “Hello?” we hear coming from the room to our right.  We head in that direction and walk into what was once … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: The Final Stop

So, this is it.  The final stop on the Central Alberta Museum Tour 2017.  Thanks to everyone who attended and a special thanks to those of you who have been following along virtually.  I really appreciate the comments.  Knowing that … Continue reading

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CAMT 2017: Meeting Creek

We’re nearing the end of our Central Alberta Museum Tour posts with a visit to Meeting Creek. This was my second visit to Meeting Creek.  The last time I was here there was a wedding taking place and so I … Continue reading

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