Double suns legacy

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Calgary had two suns yesterday. At least that’s what it looked like to me. I wish I had brought my camera and I would have snapped a photo. But the flare would have ruined the picture anyway so I’ll share my experience with you through writing. There must be a scientific explanation for what I saw. Two twin glowing objects … Read More

Families include furry folk too

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It’s Family Day in Alberta and B.C. and a few other places in Canada. Many of you have the day off to hopefully go on some outdoor adventures or do something else cool with your clan. But it doesn’t just have to be with human family – there’s also our non-human kin. Two of my friends recently said goodbye to … Read More

Learning to land

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It’s pretty cool knowing how to fly an airplane. Being able to be the person to take the plane off the ground. And being the person who puts the wheels back on the ground. I’m one of those people. I have my private pilot’s licence and I learned at the controls of a Cessa 150 over Nova Scotia. The 150 … Read More

Find a penny and I will pick it up

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I published this story on my blog last year. But since my blog was hacked and the post disappeared I thought I would re-publish it in honour of Feb. 4, 2013 – the day the Canadian government starts phasing out the “copper” piece. The penny died today. And despite it being taken out of circulation I keep finding one cent … Read More