From Police Outpost To Modern City

May 25, 2017

What was it like to stand in the middle of a wide open prairie and imagine a city?                ~Inscription on Mountie statue overlooking Fort Calgary. The confluence of […]

Gone Fishin’

April 7, 2016

“I fish because I love to: because the environs where trout are found are invariably beautiful, because trout do not lie or cheat and cannot be bought or bribed but respond only to quietude and […]

Five Alternative Holiday Giving Ideas

December 10, 2015

The holidays are a time of giving, and the endless options can be overwhelming to many. On top of the heavily-marketed and well-known campaigns, there are many other places and things to donate you might […]

Living Analogue in a Digital World

September 14, 2015

We live in a digital age. I don’t really need to tell you that, you know. We write emails to our friends, not letters. We write notes on laptops, instead of notebooks, and I doubt […]

Cold Water Kings

July 23, 2015

When you think about the sport of surfing you likely picture turquoise water, radiant sunshine, bikinis and board shorts, bronzed bodies, and tropical oases in exotic locales. The City of Calgary, located in one of Canada’s landlocked […]

4 Ways to Embrace “Funemployment”

July 18, 2015

This post is going to give you a little insight into my life. I, like many other Calgarians, fell victim to those pesky plummeting oil prices and lost my marketing and communications job this spring. […]