There’s Music in the Mountain Air

by Ann

Which would you prefer? Tired and sleepy – with coffee in hand and the rolled up early morning newspaper tucked under your arm; you are grasping your tickets waiting to find out which lucky colour will be at the front of the line – and then you wait again until the gates open at 9:00am.   […]

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An Afternoon at the Discovery Wildlife Park, Innisfail.

by Ann

From across the field, it looked like a great big teddy bear – fuzzy, unmoving – and lounging in a huge wooden lawn chair. But all of a sudden it started to move and, oh yes, it was definitely alive … you could tell from its movements as it clambered down from the chair and lumbered […]

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The Wild West at its Best! 1912 – 2012

by Ann

It was a blistering hot day in July.  I had two little girls aged 2 and 4 years old – and I had reached my due date with my unborn son.  What should we do today, my daughters and I?  What might make for a fun day out, and maybe something to remember?  Why not […]

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The Bears are Awakening! How Are You Handling It?

by Ann

Even though we have lots of snow this year, it’s time to remind you to brush up on your bear knowledge and habits.   The bears will soon be awake from their long winter hibernation, and the folks who have been spending time watching known bear dens, and counting them as they come out into the […]

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Seasons of Sisters – The Three Sisters

by Ann

The Three Sisters They stand – a trio of sisters – forever joined, and almost like sentinels overlooking the Bow Valley near Canmore, Alberta.   They command our attention wherever we stand in the valley, and are instantly recognizable to many travelers in the area.   The Three Sisters are among the most photographed and […]

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