Browsing Tag »skating«
→ February 16, 2010
BufferPeople in Edmonton live interior lives. By which I mean, relationships and integrity are important. You don’t find as much posing or pretension as you would in a Toronto, or a Vancouver or, for that matter, a Calgary.
Whether or not that is true, Edmontonians are modest about their city. It’s a nice place to live, [...]
→ January 13, 2010
BufferEdmontonians don’t shy away from winter – well, that’s the official stance, but I’ve met quite a few that do. Nevertheless, the Winter Light Festival is designed to scare away those winter blues. It is actually a series of community events held over successive weekends in the depth of winter.
Last weekend we attended the Deep [...]
→ October 23, 2009
BufferSkating on Thursday has become very difficult. The first week was painful. Ben and Ella fell so many times that their knees were black and blue. For the second week, I had upgraded the skates and got kneepads. They fell almost as often. No one was having fun.
So, when we arrived at skating yesterday there [...]
→ October 8, 2009
BufferI am not going to overreact, but we awoke this morning to a dusting of the white stuff. LA reacted as expected: “!;?&%, it’s snowing.” Ben and Ella were enthusiastic about getting dressed in their boots and coats and hats and mitts.
I had to take the van in for an out of province inspection today [...]