Music: positive vibes & relaxation

This is a repost. It’s a chilly and dreary day here in Edmonton. It feels like winter = but I don’t even want to think about what’s coming soon. So, here’s something to help clear your mind and boost yourself up with positive energy. These long playing tracks on YouTube are great for relaxation. There…

Photography: my best pics

Okay, okay. I’m spamming your feeds with photos. But you have no idea how many pictures I’ve collected over the years. Photography was a serious hobby for me between 2010 and 2015. I picked up a new Nikon camera last year – the P900. The plan was to get back into hiking and use it…

Travel: Nature Trails, Jasper, 2015

What can I say about Hinton, Alberta? It’s a beautiful small town about four hours by car from Edmonton. I’ve taken both the bus and the train to Hinton since I don’t drive. The train was a lovely experience – but it took forever to arrive in Hinton. Whenever I visit Hinton, I stay at…

Travel: Hiking through Jasper, 2012

I wanted to share some more of my hiking experiences with you. Here are some photos from my trip with Bev and her husband Art in 2012. The three of us packed all our gear into Art’s truck and headed to Jasper for the weekend. The plan was to hike Mount Sulphur – which Bev…

Travel: Hinton Hiking

Here are some photos of my hikes in Hinton, Alberta. As I’ve mentioned many times, hiking was something I looked forward to every fall. September was my favorite time of year. I would take a week off work and hit the mountains. While I wasn’t in shape for uphill hiking, I had a lot of…

Fitness update – it’s a vicious cycle (with pictures)

This morning I stepped on the scale three times. Each time, I received a different reading. It’s an old Weight Watcher’s scale. Instead of getting angry about it, I just go with the average of the three measurements. A lot of my followers came here because I was sharing my progress with this weight loss…