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Honfleur Part 1

As the train slowed while approaching Rouen, we gathered up our luggage and joined the other passengers waiting to disembark. Once inside the station we soon located the car rental booths.  After a short session of paperwork we loaded our … Continue reading

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Old Dale Mining District

A few days ago our realtor Eric Meeks, (who, with his wife and fellow realtor Tracy Wrubeleski, helped us find our home in the desert) invited us to accompany him in touring some old mine sites out in the desert. … Continue reading

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Springtime in Jasper

Fortunately the weatherman’s predictions of dastardly weather in Jasper proved false. My friend David and I were headed there for a couple of days of photography in the mountains. Dave specializes in landscape photography and does some beautiful work. You … Continue reading

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TdC Gallery

It has again been a while since I last posted here.  A long, cold winter, while not conducive to doing a lot of running outdoors, has been good for working on various projects indoors. One project has been to start … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Weekends

“It was the best of times …” But here I must end my brief plagiaristic stroll as to continue would inject an element of untruth into today’s epistle.  The truth be known, the past two weekends were pretty good ones … Continue reading

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Back to Reality

It’s been a week since our last day in St. John’s and I have been returning to reality after a summer of “living the dream”. We slept in late on our last morning in St. John’s.  Following breakfast we checked … Continue reading

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After the Tour

We have been an enjoying a few relaxing days in St. John’s now that the Tour du Canada 2013 has ended.  The most luxurious thing so far is sleeping in a real bed every night (along with not having to … Continue reading

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Send offs

The week started with two sendoffs from two very different sources. The first was a letter from Canada’s Governor General David Johnston to the participants in the 2013 tour which marks the 25th anniversary of the Tour du Canada.  You … Continue reading

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Gearing up

It’s been a while since my last post but not because things have been quiet. Training for the Tour has taken a back seat to getting a myriad of other tasks completed before leaving for Vancouver. Most important has been … Continue reading

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Jammin’ in Jarvis Bay

OK so pedalling into winds of 30 kph gusting to 50 isn’t a lot of fun but the return trip is pretty good. The day started with a drive to Jarvis Bay Provincial Park on Sylvan Lake to meet up … Continue reading

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