Stampeding in Style

Imagine our surprise when we found out that Rogers Communications generously offered us two VIP passes to attend Calgary Stampede and to boot (cowboy of course) it was for the day and night of the final chuckwagon races!  We graciously accepted and then went shopping for some new cowboy gear so we could blend in…

Happy Sesquicentennial Canada!!!

Canada’s 150th birthday was celebrated from coast to coast this year for Canada Day, so we decided to celebrate with the rest of Calgary on this historic day. While the suburbs were quiet, the down town core was a bustling with throngs of people taking in the festivities clad in the patriotic red and white.  Buskers of…

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…

Now This is Something to Celebrate!

We did it! Our last blog ” The Curse Shows No Mercy on Bullshead Reservoir ” was our 100th instalment of our Exploring Alberta adventures!  Where did the 2 1/2 years go??  A huge ‘thank you’ to our family, friends and loyal followers for your inspired support in our lives. To celebrate this achievement we have decided…

2017 Calgary Boat and Sportsman Show

Fishing was on the horizon for the weekend and what better way to start things off than to saunter down to the Calgary Boat and Sportsman Show on its’ opening day!  The tickets we picked up in advance were scanned at the door as we entered the main building.   We were immediately greeted with a…

Christmas Comes Early to Spruce Meadows!

  We piled into the car and proceeded to the next stop in our planned adventures.  We were off to Spruce Meadows to take in the annual Christmas Market.  It is an extremely well attended market that is held over three weekends in advance of Christmas.  The Spruce Meadows grounds is called into service to…