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Take a Gander at This

All photos taken on October 6, 2022. We were headed away for a road trip the next day and opted to take a spin around Beaumont on our bikes to see what was shaking, flying, landing, splashing, etc. The Canada Geese are still enjoying their daily routine of fattening up on spilled grain, practicing flyingContinue reading “Take a Gander at This”

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Riding the Golden Circle

All photos taken on October 1, 2022, during our 25 km bike ride through the local rural routes. Another stellar fall day and wondering what to do, our thoughts turned to a bike ride out in the country. The day was warm, but the breeze made it feel quite cool. Our batteries were slightly depletedContinue reading “Riding the Golden Circle”

I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 6

All photos taken on September 27, 2022. …at Ramsay Heights Lookout. LOOKOUT, indeed. The lookout used to be capped with a bit more land and several homes…until the riverbank slid and the houses with them. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 5

All photos taken on September 27, 2022. …to ride through Terwillegar Park and see how far we could go. Long ago, in another life, we had walked and cross country skied in this park, when it was little more than an abandoned gravel pit. We were amazed on the changes in the last 40 years.Continue reading “I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 5”

I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 4

All photos taken on September 27, 2022. This would be one of the longest legs of our ride at 6.1km (3 3/4 miles) along the treed edge of Fort Edmonton Park to Whitemud Road and then down into the river valley and across the Fort Edmonton Footbridge. From there, we took a short jaunt upContinue reading “I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 4”

I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 3

All photos taken on September 27, 2022. …for another trip to the Amenities Block (coffee recycling station). When hiking or biking anywhere, knowing where the washrooms are is a plus. This leg of the ride would take us 5.3 km (3 1/4 miles) back from Hawrelak Park, through Whitemud Park to the Talus Dome, thenContinue reading “I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 3”

I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 2

All photos taken on September 27, 2022. …entered William Hawrelak Park to ride around the circuit. It was a quiet day, with only a few other cyclists, joggers and walkers out and about. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

I Find Myself With a Smile on My Face – Part 1

All photos taken on September 27, 2022. This series of posts can be taken as an unabashed love letter to our City of Edmonton, often under rated, which is fine by us. Psssst, don’t tell anybody how great it is. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.

Golden Time – The Gathering

All photos taken on September 26, 2022. If the weather throughout September has been nothing less than startling, then, the last week has been magnificent. Cool mornings but no frost and days warming slowly to record temperatures for this part of the world. We have been outdoors as much as possible, on foot, on bike,Continue reading “Golden Time – The Gathering”