Summer Highlights

Hello friends!  Today I’m linking up with Kiki for another round of her monthly link-up: The Circle!  This month’s prompt is: Summer Highlights!  Perfect timing, if I do say so myself…as this topic coincides with my month-long Celebrate Summer Guest Blogger Series! Summer 2015 I’ve already had so much fun this summer!   Ran the Banff…

Calgary’s Opera in the Village // The Mikado

EXPERIENCE This past weekend, the hubby and I were lured to a ‘Big Top on the Bow’ and plied with crossover opera music, beer, and popcorn.  Intrigued?  We attended the third annual Opera at the Village – featuring The Mikado, a satirical comedy by Gilbert and Sullivan.  The show is entirely in English and is meant to be engaging, with…

Expat Diaries // One Year in Canada

Hello friends!  I cannot believe we have lived in Canada for a full year now. There’s just something about looking back on a year and remembering all the moments and changes and best parts and hard parts. Some highlights of our first year in Canada… (click on any underlined word or phrase to re-read the post!) january We moved to Calgary,…

Hiking // Banff National Park // Mt. Rundle (Fall)

This, my friends, is the majestic Mt. Rundle.  Day 2 of our mountain getaway included an “unplanned” climb up the face of this mountain!  Let me explain… Mt. Rundle trail info (via: TrailPeak.com) Difficulty: Extreme Distance:  13 km round-trip Elevation Gain: 5,175 feet/1,577 meters Summit: 9,675 feet/2,949 meters Time: 7-10 hours Location:  Parking lot at Banff…