The Overland Jeep Wrangler and Northern Lights of Alberta

My Top 10 Photos of 2015

I had this brilliant idea of a “top 10 photos” of 2015 and as I started going through my photos, realized that this was going to be a bit of a chore as I had taken over seven thousand photos just within the last few months of the year –…

Fort White Earth Alberta

Fort White Earth Alberta

Fort White Earth, or “Lower Terre Blanche House”, doesn’t really have a lot of recorded history in Alberta – at least not from a few quick internet searches I had done, but I’m ok with that as a part of my adventures are all about getting out for the journey…

the Northern Lights

The Night Skies of Elk Island

Finally, I’ve been able to get out and get some (what I think) good photos of the night skies at Elk Island National Park, in Alberta. I’ve managed to capture some of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), some of the banding of the Milky Way galaxy and of course, a…

a Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel

The Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel

I’ve been seeing this curious critter a fair bit up in the higher elevations of the rocky mountains of Alberta and earlier this year was able to identify these squirrels as the “Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel”. You might initially think it’s a large chipmunk – but if you look closely,…

mud bogs for rescue dogs fund raising event at TORE off road park in Alberta

Mud Bogs for Rescue Dogs

Back in July of this year (2015), I ventured out for a local #microadventure to the TORE Off Road Park to support the Mud Bogs for Rescue Dogs fund-raising event. The park had a bit of a set back, however, and that the muddy areas were just too muddy to…