Monthly Archives: August 2012

Smith Crossing | White Mud Creek | MacTaggart Area

Driving along 23rd earlier in the day C had requested to stop here and check it out.  So after dinner we drove back to go for a walk.  With a nice trail heading more North West, the old bridge a rough dirt … Continue reading

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The Boys and Paper Airplanes

Paper Airplanes are always a hit, and even though they still struggle to fold their own, they love seeing how each new plane fly’s.  I have a few books on how to fold many unique planes from my childhood, which the … Continue reading

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St. Albert Splash Park

The boys always love a water park at home, now learning that hear we were looking for splash park.  Heading in the rough direction of the park, we stopped for dinner, and luckily got directions, as without them I am … Continue reading

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Big Lake | Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park

Looking on google maps for a local lake to visit, Big Lake in St. Albert jumped out, and with Lois Hole Centennial Park, it looked like a great spot.  The walking here is limited, but we will have to return … Continue reading

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First Bike Ride on The Trails Around Edmonton

We have heard how great the paths through the city and into the river valley are, so we set up the bikes (one lost a bolt during the move, so it took a bit longer to find a replacement) and … Continue reading

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Moving in to our New Home in Edmonton

Before moving here I had never been past the Rocky Mountains, so everything is new.  The town is nice, and the community of Terwillegar is very nice (we committed to moving here, sight unseen, to make the move easier). We … Continue reading

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First trip to West Edmonton Mall

With the family all here in Edmonton now, we took a couple days to drive around and see what was here.  This of course included West Edmonton Mall.  I had heard great things about the mall, and it blew away … Continue reading

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Watson Creek Rec Area | First Alberta Camping Trip

The drive was not too far for C and I coming from Edmonton, just over 3 hours.  My wife and E where traveling from Kamloops, so they had a bit longer drive.  We met up in Hinton and headed south … Continue reading

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Towing our unfinished Boler to Edmonton

For the drive I used shrink wrap to help reinforce the fiberglass and seal up all the windows.  For the door we cut two pieces of wood before wrapping it, just to make sure nothing could slide out.  The wrap … Continue reading

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Boler Safety Chains and other last minute details

Not knowing what is required or safe here I went to the internet, which offered surprising little help.  So I bought chains rated much higher than the weight of the trailer, brought the strongest bolts that would fit and bolted … Continue reading

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