Landscaping the backyard

There’s nothing quite like realizing that your garden sucks. When I bought the house, I couldn’t really see the backyard gardens — there was quite a lot of snow. That obscured pretty much everything worth seeing and worth hiding. So naturally, when summer rolled around, I was surprised by the plethora of vegetation that was […]

Stampede Breakfast, Topmade Barbecue, and Quidam

The Calgary Stampede is up and running again. The kick-off was on Friday, with the much-anticipated Stampede parade. Naturally following the parade is another much-anticipated event in Calgary… The Stampede Breakfast. This has got to be one of the weirdest phenomenons I’ve ever experienced. Malls, business, even small communities all over the city sponsor free […]