Author Archives: NixonsCan

About NixonsCan

World-traveled ecologist interested in sustainability, photography, sports, and music.

Fire Red strike out Lightning

December 15, 2018 It took a Saturday night shoot out to strike out the Lightning. After regular time, the Calgary and Airdrie Midget Elite teams were even with a Kelly Stanford goal for Calgary scored after five minutes of the … Continue reading

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White Win Second Fire Derby

December 9, 2018 Fast and furious it was. Female hockey at its high octane best. The Fire Derby ended with a Fire White win over their Fire Red sisters on Sunday at East Calgary Twin Arenas. For two periods there … Continue reading

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Shoot Out Win for Calgary Fire Red

  December 8, 2018 Two shootout goals by Calgary Fire Red decided their game against Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs at Great Plains on Saturday. Fire Red got the opening goal in the first period, scored unassisted by Kelly Stanford. … Continue reading

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Fire Storm the North

December 1, 2018 The road north on Saturday was long and white. A snowstorm announced the arrival of December and followed the Calgary Fire Red Midget AA team bus up the QE2 Highway. We passed an overturned semi that had … Continue reading

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Fire Red flick on the power play to win at WickFest

Three power play goals in ninety seconds secured a WickFest win for Fire Red over the Buffaloes at Winsport on Sunday. Another power play goal and an empty-netter in the third gave the Alberta team a final score of 5-1 … Continue reading

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Steven Wilson covers his own songs to the bone in Calgary

Steven Wilson has written a lot of songs. Quite a few. You can hear them played under the names of No-Man and Porcupine Tree, that started in the 1980’s. They are found in more recent collaborations such as Blackfield and … Continue reading

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A Marvel in his own lifetime. RIP Stan Lee

Stan Lee died today, aged 95.  I had the good fortune to be in the Stampede Corral, Calgary on May 16, 2016, to photograph and listen to the creator of Spider-Man and many other characters in the Marvel universe. It … Continue reading

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