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family fun

In the weeks before we headed out on this road trip of ours, Bridget and I pored over the map of North America, looking at all the places we could go. Very few of those places had a date stamp on them. In fact, just three – New Orleans for Mardi Gras; Austin, Texas, for SXSW; and Golden, British Columbia, for my niece’s wedding on August 25. Continue reading

alberta rockies

The Alberta Rockies, along British Columbia’s southeast border, are the heart of Canada’s natural wonderland. Beauty is always in the eye of the beholder, but believe me, this part of the world is a gem, particularly if you like mountain lakes, glaciers, jagged peaks and alpine meadows. It’s one scene after another. Bridget and I have a few days to explore the area before heading east into Alberta’s foothills to visit family in St. Albert and Calgary. Continue reading