Getting Dusty at the High River Rodeo

lt should come as no surprise for those of you that enjoyed our I want to be a Cowboy post, that there is a growing allure for the Cowboy lifestyle so it wasn’t hard to convince the family that we had to experience a good old fashioned rodeo!  We had heard from many sources that there are…

Light Up Okotoks!

To close out the day we headed to Okotoks to take in the Light Up Okotoks festival.  Like true tacticians, we had previously scouted a route and spot to park that allowed us to access the downtown with very little effort.  We found the parking was organized and well marked near the core but it is  safe to…

Free pancakes and sausage you say ?

I’m not sure we will ever fully understand the Calgary Stampede phenomena of the pancake breakfast but we sure can grow to appreciate it!  Our Community is one of countless others that host pancake breakfast during the Stampede and realizing that this was one of those rare opportunities to directly enjoy the fruits of our annual fees…breakfast it is. We…

West Edmonton Mall and a Movie

Interestingly enough our trip to the West Edmonton Mall  was instigated by a deep loathing for the box office, moving-going experience in Calgary.  We are not sure whether the disdain we have for movies in Calgary comes from the shortage of theatres forcing you to see a movie like you were huddled with thousands of other tightly packed…