Monthly Archives: August 2016

Picking Hucks

Huckleberry Country - Straight Ahead

Huckleberry Country – Straight Ahead

It’s late August, which means it’s huckleberry season in the mountains of southwest Alberta. Picking huckleberries is something I try to do at least once or twice each summer. Not only do you get good exercise while picking hucks, when you’re finished you get to savour the fruits of your labour. And if you pick enough of these tasty berries, you can enjoy them for months to come. Continue reading »

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Snapshots of the Past

Blairmore, Alta. - Crow's Nest Pass (ca. 1905-1910)

Blairmore, Alta. – Crow’s Nest Pass (ca. 1905-1910)
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I always enjoy looking at old photographs such as those found on vintage postcards. When viewing them, it can be like going back in time. The images on these postcards can reveal a lot of historical information, whether it’s about people, places, or events. These snapshots of the past can also help us to better understand what daily life was like, back in the day.

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Photographing Friends

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Several weeks ago I had the opportunity to take photographs of my good friends, Rolf and Shirley Ann Schwabe. They recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary and had asked me to take a few pictures to mark the occasion. I’ve known Rolf and Shirley Ann for more than twenty years and was happy to oblige. Continue reading »

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