The Calgary Folk Music Festival

The Calgary Folk Music Festival

Posted by: on Jul 28, 2011 | No Comments

Each year music festivals seem to be getting more and more popular. Sasquatch! added a whole new day of music and still quickly sold out to record attendance, while next year Coachella is planning to add a full new weekend to accommodate their popularity.

This past weekend a sold-out Calgary Folk Music Festival treated attendees at Prince’s Island Park to four days of an eclectic mix of music.

Harvesting Rhubarb

Harvesting Rhubarb

Posted by: on Jul 24, 2011 | No Comments

How I wish we photographed the rhubarb before harvesting. Not only is rhubarb consumable, but it looks gorgeous in the yard; it gets to be quite tall and vibrant. It’s so pretty in the backyard that I’m always saddened just before harvesting — then I remember all the deliciousness that will come from it: rhubarb pie, nectar, jam, chutney, turnovers.

Calgary Stampede Fashion Inspiration

Calgary Stampede Fashion Inspiration

Posted by: on Jul 15, 2011 | No Comments

The Calgary Stampede brings our downtown to life. For a few days, streets like Stephen Avenue are so busy you’d think you were in a major world city — with a western twist. Calgary is having a western-themed party and the entire world is invited.

Saddle Up! Calgary Stampede Fashion Dos and Don’ts

Saddle Up! Calgary Stampede Fashion Dos and Don’ts

Posted by: on Jul 14, 2011 | No Comments

Another Stampede is under way and there’s no time like the present to dust off your cowboy boots and launch yourself into the most fashionable Stampede yet.

Sandía con Fuego

Sandía con Fuego

Posted by: on Jul 4, 2011 | No Comments

After a morning of gardening, forget a glass of water — a Sandia con Fuego is the most refreshing thing in the world.