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Mabyn Ellis

I received the sad, but not unexpected, news this morning that my mother’s elder sister Mabyn passed away today. It was a peaceful end to a joyful life and my thoughts are with my cousins at the loss of their mother. I also find it sad because I’ve lost another connection to my own mother.
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It’s Moraine Lake. From the summer of 1989 until last year Moraine Lake was firmly entrenched at the top of my all-time most fabulous views list. Then last year a young upstart burst onto the scene and took the crown: Lake O’Hara. However on Sunday the old master reclaimed the title.
After a long day hiking [...]

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Assiniboine Lodge

I was looking at this weekend as the grand finale of my winter sports season. Maybe not the absolute end, because with luck the season will last till May, but this was the big finish. A weekend backcountry skiing at Mount Assiniboine Lodge in Assiniboine Provincial Park in BC with my friends from frisbee playing [...]

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praise be

I’ve had a multi-cultural weekend and a half doing things that Calgary isn’t necessarily famous for. I saw two excellent exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Calgary which isn’t a big space but always seems to put on good shows. I caught up with friends from Toronto over Dim Sum in NE Calgary and best [...]

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