Monthly Archives: March 2017

Meal Budget

His girlfriend manages to spend hundreds for meals on a long weekend trip. What are some ideas for scaling back? Some people like wining and dining. If that is the trip’s main recreation, it is difficult to reduce spending and

Posted in Travel Know How

Giraffe Jitters

Wanted:  Tall, longer neck, big eyes with long lashes, splashy dresser and partial to sharing a thistle bush. Call 867-5309. “The iconic giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), one of the world’s most recognizable animals and the tallest land mammal, has moved from

Posted in Wildlife


I remember Drumheller. Traveling by car from Calgary, I had driven through mostly wide, open spaces. So I was pleased to find this town, if only for its concentration of human activity. Arriving at dusk, I found my hotel. It was

Posted in Just for Fun