Prairie Oasis – owned and operated by the Special Areas Board – is a recreational area sitting astride a man-made lake about half an hour south of Hanna, Alberta. Easy access to it was definitely a plus for us when we moved to Hanna this past summer. It has a fantastic beach, lots of space for […]
I am at the end of week two of the Fast Metabolism Diet. I’ve lost around 15 lbs so far, which is fantastic for two weeks. My measurements tell me I’m losing flab and not muscle. I’m also having to cinch my belt a notch tighter.
I’m constantly asked by novice landscape shooters whether I shoot in RAW or I shoot in JPEG format with my camera. I always shoot in RAW when doing landscape work and portrait photography. The only time I record images in JPEG is at action events where I’m rattling off a lot of shots at high […]
The Missus and I decided to tour the neighbourhood this evening. We did so giving our new neighbours kitty corner from us a wide berth as — at 6:30 pm — they were already completely loaded. Lots of swearing and whistling at passersby as well. It will be long summer if these yahoos don’t move. […]
While it would have been sweet to put all five in the button, the fifth arrow is touching the outer ten ring and that makes it a 50 (according to NASP rules using an 80 cm FITA target face). Using a Mathews Genesis Original bow with Easton xx75 Genesis arrows at 15m. I’m getting my […]
I had some sprouted wheat bread left over that I didn’t feel like freezing again and it was a light grain day in Phase 3 of the Fast Metabolism Diet we are doing. So I decided it was a good excuse to run the bread through the blender and add the crumbs to some meatballs. […]
Once upon a time several friends and I used to blog about Canadian politics. We had an item or two featured in the National Post and even attracted some legal threats from other bloggers we scrapped with. Fun! Except that it eventually got old. Then I ran my own blog about my transition from living […]