Tag: Edmonton

A Traveler In My Own Backyard

Sometimes it’s really good to be a tourist in your own backyard… a traveller in your own city. I was reminded of the importance of this by two things that happened this week.

Hoar Frost Update

Here’s a brief update for those of you who’ve asked about our winter sun… the high pressure system moved in today, temps dropped and the sun came out (a.k.a. things are back to winter normal here in wintry Edmonton)… and this.. THIS is what…

Hoar Frost: Nature’s Jewel Encrusted Crown

[Nope, not whore, hoar! — From the Old English, meaning “showing signs of old age,” as in old, wizened and white haired.] If we’re lucky, about two times a year in this dry, cold, wintry climate, we are in for a spectacular treat. When conditions…