Vintage Photographs from the Cypress Hills Area

May 2, 2019

The Cypress Hills are one of my favourite areas in this province. I have written several stories about the park and surrounding area including, The Highest Point Between the Rockies and Labrador, which is about […]

The Colourful History of Fort Walsh in the Cypress Hills

April 5, 2019

If you haven’t realized it by now I enjoy exploring old frontier forts that are scattered across western Canada. I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Fort Whoop-Up in Lethbridge, Fort Normandeau near Red Deer, and Fort Calgary in its namesake […]

Written In Stone

August 30, 2017

Writing-On-Stone is a provincial park in the southeast corner of Alberta near the Montana border. Vast open prairies meet endless sky before giving way to an otherworldly landscape in the Milk River Valley. The park […]

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 […]