Chesterman Beach, Tofino . . . → Read More: Mind of Dan: Chesterman Beach, Tofino
Chesterman Beach, Tofino . . . → Read More: Mind of Dan: Chesterman Beach, Tofino
I spent the last week touring around Alberta. Gull Lake Campground, Dinosaur Provincial Park then Drumheller. Stettler, Camrose, Wetaskawin’s Reynolds Museum, and WEM. . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Alberta
When I was ten, my family picked up an exchange student from the Regina airport. It was Winter. As the South American boy rode with me on the van bench, across an open prairie between Regina and Moose Jaw, he asked how many people lived in Wood Mountain. I replied proudly, “Forty people live in […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Wood Mountain: Population 21
A 100km ride into the countryside west of Manhattan was the finale to a perfect week in New York City. And I couldn’t have done it without the Domestique. My family and I had the perfect convergence – a work gig was bringing Irene to New Yo… . . . → Read More: cmkl: Nyack donut pilgrimage
We hadn’t been back to Mexico for at least six years and we missed it. We missed the climate, the culture, the food, the people, the music… Mexico has a dear place in our hearts from more than three decades of visiting it. For more than a d… . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Mazatlan, 2016
The California high speed train won’t arrive until 2029 at present estimates from the designers. So, Musk has a better idea for less money, that can be built faster. . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Hyperloop vs. High Speed Train
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation may not seem to consume many resources, but that’s an illusion. They occupy our newspapers. They occupy our newscasts. The amount of public time put into debating their hair brained theories has been significant over the decades. “Governments routinely increase spending by a percentage point or two. Shouldn’t they be able […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Shutting out CTF would help Saskatchewan people tackle moral deficit
Ah, Minute Physics, one of my favorite ytube channels. Explain away 🙂 Filed under: Science Tagged: Minute Physics, Travel . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Common Physics Misconceptions.
Making dreams come true for people we love who can’t get out easily is tricky. Take my Mom – she’s a 93-year old contrarian full of youthful energy contained in a frail and unforgiving body. Mom has a dream that she won’t let go: to visit our son in another city about two hours away. . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Taking a Risk For the Sake of Love and Family
On our Amtrak trip through southern and central California, I watched the dry and irrigated fields fly by me at 133km/h. We stopped for the night in Bakersfield (the most conservative city in America, some figures show), and it was 41 degrees even with the sun down. The cement around the pool at . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Solar All Over California
Spent couple weeks in America. Flying home today.
Some of these items found in Armstrong’s closet, were to be abandoned on the surface of the Moon.
More than four decades after the Apollo 11 moon landing, a cloth bag full of souvenirs brought back by astronaut Neil Armstrong has come to light.
Among the trove: a 16 mm movie camera from inside the . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: To Be Left On The Moon
I was last in Pelly in 2007 and never got into the museum there.
<a href=”https://www.flickr.com/photos/saskboy/18600893238″ title=”Pelly Museum and caboose panorama 2007 by saskboy, on Flickr”><img src=”https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/527/18600893238_6793b30696_c.jpg” width=”800″ height=”295″ alt=”Pelly Museum and caboose panorama 2007″></a>
Today it lost that museum to a fire.
I also was outside it in 2006.
. . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Pelly Museum Fire
Greetings and good day fair readership!
I have the very good fortune of being able to travel to Iceland on a trip with my choir. Thus, my regular blogular activities shall not be pursued by myself. However, the rest of the DWR team is stepping up to fill the gap. The Intransigent One, Mystrox . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Mantle Passing – Arbourist out on a Lark
Sometimes, even the best laid plans fall apart. And life feels very, very unfair. Every caregiver has a story about a high school reunion or an anniversary dinner that had to be cancelled at the last minute because of a loved one’s illness or worse, bad weather. Sometimes, the Gods just don’t want us . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: What Next! What Best Laid Plans Fall Through
I’m sitting in Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, waiting for my connecting flight to Istanbul with my carry-on bag resting on my lap.
When I arrive at the Ataturk airport later today, I’ll pass through customs, stroll past the baggage area, and jump onto the metro. That carry-on bag — the Boreas Larkin 18L backpack . . . → Read More: Rob Maguire: Touring Turkey with 18 litres of luxury
I just booked a flight to London and coincidentally came across an article that says that our brains can benefit greatly from exploring the world. A good way to start the day!
It turns out that the ability of the brain to handle new information is connected to well-being and that travel can get your . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Travel For a Better Brain
When friends ask for life advice tell them to leave. Over at BBC Travel they have an article about how travelling can make you a better person. So what are you waiting for? Get out and explore the world!
You’ll gain a broader perspective
As Twain’s quote emphasises, travel can open people’s minds and allow . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Travel to Become a Better Person
Need some help driving your office’s green initiatives? WWF Canada offers free downloadable tools including getting-started guides, spreadsheets, benchmarks, campaign poster templates for green initiatives on energy reduction, paper reduction, waste reduction, travel, procurement, and green team building. I find some of the tools very useful.
As mentioned in an earlier article Employee Engagement Drives . . . → Read More: Carbon49 – Sustainability for Canadian businesses: WWF Offer Free Tools for Corporate Sustainability Initiatives
I was going to blog about Italy today, but I didn’t get around to it. Here’s the thing: an Italy post needs pictures. I have a new camera (a real one, not a phone) and I’ve started learning Adobe Lightroom but I’m still figuring it out. So far I’ve imported our 1,987 Italy pictures, . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Ernie goes to Italy: Part I
Last month James took me for a spin in an electric Rav 4. This week it was the sporty and futuristic Model S by independent car company Tesla.
. . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Model S Tesla Car in Regina
What happens when a major corporation wants to build an oil pipeline over land to the west coast where it will be loaded on to supertankers that have to navigate some very narrow inlets to pick up their loads? They put out publicity pictures and graphic videos that magically remove the obstacles and make the . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Coastal Tar Sands – Journey To Deleted Islands
GC and I are off to Italy tomorrow, for two weeks of exploring, eating and drinking wine! We’re starting in Venice, then going to Florence, followed by a few days in the Tuscan countryside, and finishing up in Rome.
We’re going to the San Michelle’s cemetery in Venice, the Ufizzi Gallery in Florence, . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Ciao!
I rode around in an Electric Vehicle (EV) today in Regina, and saw a (currently) still rare Tesla Model S in the city right now.
Pick up some excellent EV tips, from a Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada perspective here, as James and I tour the city on electricity:
Find out more about charging stations . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Sun Country Highway in Regina
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