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Singapore!

After one short flight and two very long flights, we are in Singapore. Before talking about Singapore, I need to make a comment about security at the Edmonton airport. How can 3 of our 4 carry on bags, plus Murray’s … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal

Yesterday we were tourists at home. Staying at our house are two folks from Devonshire, GB. A arrived a few weeks ago and N arrived a couple of days ago. We have been busy trying to see a few things … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta 2016 Stage 5

Today’s the final stage of the Tour of Alberta and it is a circuit race through downtown Edmonton and its river valley. The event is about the riders and the race but it also it about meeting friends and fellow riders, swimmers, triathletes … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta 2016 Time Trial

Our day starts with the ITU Elite Women’s Triathlon down at Hawrelak Park in Edmonton, followed by the Elite Men’s Triathlon and then the Tour of Alberta Stage 4 Time Trial. The wind is chilly, the sky grey. Even though … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta 2014 Edmonton

Today is the big Edmonton circuit for the Tour of Alberta. Two times in and out of our river valley. 11 laps of an 11 km route. We are pumped. Regardless of the light rain we expect the turnout here … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta 2014 Edmonton to Sherwood Park – Rally Car Driving

I feel like a rally car driver. I am in a line of five cars all driving 85 kph down TWP 510 towards Hwy 21. We are all of the same mind. Get to the finish line before the racers. … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta 2014 Wetaskiwin to Edmonton – We Are Getting the Hang of This

We are back in Edmonton. Sleeping in our own bed and partially into our regular routine, with one addition, the Tour of Alberta. Our plan for viewing the race today takes precision timing. We figure we should catch the feed … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta – Prologue

We have just returned from a fabulous time on Fortway Drive underneath the High Level Bridge, in Edmonton, watching the Prologue of the Tour of Alberta. We arrive early and scope out the best spot on the hill for photographs. … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta – Edmonton

Tomorrow is going to be a stupendous day in Edmonton! Why? Because the Tour of Alberta begins its journey around our gorgeous province. The Tour of Alberta has been a dream of Alex Steida’s, the first North American to wear … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving in the Pool

I bought my first BCD and set of regulators in the fall.  Although we tested the regs in the shop, I would feel better if I tested all the new gear in the water before going on a dive trip. … Continue reading

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