Stupid girl

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Met up with a friend who was in the city from Fort Smith, NT this past weekend. We got talking about bears and I remembered a story I wrote when I was in Smith and it’s about coming nose-to-snout with a bruin in 2007. Stupid girl I went out to the river, alone, last night for an evening photo shoot. … Read More

Snotember

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A summer snow storm hit Calgary this past week. It wasn’t the pretty pre-Christmas snow that covers up all the dead leaves on the ground and causes kids to rush out to play. No, this was an ugly, messy, very, very cold and very unwanted first week of September snow. Not good at all. Since all the leaves are still … Read More

A rose (or grocery store) by any other name

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Grocery shopping in the late 70s for my family meant going to the Dominion store. I could never understand why it was called “Dominion” when the D was clearly a G: as in Gominion. Don’t you see it? One of my clients is from Germany and grew up in Hamburg during World War II. She said no one spoke much … Read More