Ice on the Bow River near Banff

Hiking Banff National Park – Bow Falls to Hoodoos Trail

Our Family Day long weekend included an inside/outside day in Banff: a morning looking at photographs while wandering the galleries at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies followed by an afternoon making photographs while exploring a new-to-us trail just outside of the Banff townsite. We accessed the easy Bow Falls to Hoodoos trail from Surprise Corner, a tiny parking…

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Photo Blogging Challenge – Inside (Jan 2016)

Our photo blogging challenge host selected a theme with plenty of scope to begin the new year: inside. Thanks to a few all-day meetings and the fact that my immune system was overwhelmed by a nasty seasonal virus that had me down-and-out for 7 days, I was stuck inside a lot more than usual this month.


Lego Pencil Holder

With a slight modification, Lego set 40154 is both a pencil cup and a business card holder and provides a great ice breaker topic for conversation.