Tag Archives: Edmonton

Legislature grounds

I’m a big fan of making a quick side trip through the Legislature grounds on my way to work each morning. It’s not out of my way (it only adds 5-ish minutes to my trip, if I go around the … Continue reading

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McKay Avenue School Museum

On Friday, I spent my lunch break at the McKay Avenue School Museum. Along with a lovely little park space and old schoolhouse, it’s home to a quiet and very interesting collection. Most of it relates to the history of the school and … Continue reading

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Guys, it’s been really hot here this week

Yesterday morning nearly did me in. By the time I got to work, I was drenched with sweat and it took me at least 30 minutes to cool off. Granted, I did decide to take the long, hilly way (better to get … Continue reading

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Peace Garden Park

When I first moved to Edmonton, I lived in a wee bachelor in Oliver Community just around the corner from what is now the Peace Garden Park. At the time, it was just a rough asphalt lot that looked liked it … Continue reading

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River valley trail

When I was going to the gym all the time (last year), the one thing that I really regretted was not being able to find the time to hit the river valley trails each day (read: not prioritizing things correctly). … Continue reading

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Exploring hidden trails

I live near the river valley. In my area, it’s a beautiful mess of park, trails, roads, trails, recreational facilities (golf course, etc.) and more trails. Most of the trails are paved bike/pedestrian trails. Some are maintained year round (which … Continue reading

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Autumn in Edmonton

Yesterday, I shared a few pictures from my trip to Larch Sanctuary. Today, I thought I’d share a few random pictures I took on my way home from the sanctuary (it’s a long trip for me, even when someone’s nice … Continue reading

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Autumn colours at the Larch Sanctuary

Last weekend, I joined some fellow EALT volunteers for the Volunteer Appreciation get-together and hike through Larch Sanctuary. Most, including Google Maps, know the natural space as Mactaggart Sanctuary (and, there’s even a sign calling it Mactaggart), but it is, … Continue reading

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Foggy morning

Instead of having proper early summer weather (warm temperatures, epics thunder and lightning storms, etc.), we’ve been suffering through cooler temperatures and boring rain. This morning was cool (cold, really), but at least it was interesting: we had fog. Back … Continue reading

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Inspirations

Yesterday I had an extra long lunch break, so I walked home for lunch and sauntered back with my camera in hand. These pictures – take at the base of a fountain – make me want to make an abstract … Continue reading

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