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Visions of Cowtown

December 30th, 2008

It was a jam-packed holiday visit to Calgary, with loads to see and do. Here’s just a taste of it.

Buffet pants were very much in order for this delish breakfast; John’s sis whipped up some pumpkin waffles with cream cheese, maple syrup and flax seeds:

We took a walk by the partly-frozen Bow River:

We stumbled into the famous Giant Mini Wheats Farm… couldn’t resist trying them!

The funky chandelier made of fallen deer antlers, overtop the dining table — and me being reflective ;)

Oh yes… there WAS po’ boy again:

Beautiful hoar frost… this was taken from the driveway:

I met my cousin’s 18-day old son, Ashton:

Check out what John spotted in the fire — on the left side of the log…!

We made it up to Banff again… Crazy to be able to see the mountains from just about anywhere in town. Another wondrous sight — John wearing my new mitts from his Mom, the way all the cool kids are doing it now:

And deer deer, everywhere were deer… quarreling bucks, then a mum and kiddo:

John’s sis and bro-in-law are the hosts with the mosts — there just ain’t no arguing.

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  1. December 31st, 2008 at 08:53 | #1

    Man! That sounds (and looks) like one awesome getaway. John’s sis and BIL should open a b&b!

  2. December 31st, 2008 at 09:04 | #2

    Looks like an amazing holiday, absolutely stunning photography!
    Love your blog.

  3. LTP
    January 5th, 2009 at 08:35 | #3

    I LOVE the look on the baby’s face – you can almost hear the soundtrack: “ooooohhhhhhhhhh” and the pic of Blue is awesome. Love it.

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