Category Archives: Pets

Arya the Airedale: a celebration of life

Arya the Airedale (2013-2017) Arya became a big part of our lives just a few weeks after she was born on April 17, 2013. Sadly, she died from renal failure yesterday morning at 10:00 am. A tragic, premature death that … Continue reading

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Happy Yorkshire Day to all Tykes and Yorkshire lovers around the world

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here is a short selection of photos to celebrate the broad acres of the biggest county of England and its people, The Tykes, wherever you hang out in the world. Please visit my earlier blog post to explore ten … Continue reading

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Arya the Airedale Has a Merry Red Christmas

Two days of precipitation accumulating to around 12 cm tapered out in the wee hours of Christmas morning creating a winter wonderland in Calgary. It was a crispy cold minus 13 degrees outside but as the turkey finished off roasting in the … Continue reading

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Fala meet Meelo

Fala (1940-1952) was Franklin D. Roosevelt’s dog. The Scottish Terrier, originally called Big Boy, got the name after one of FDR’s ancestors from the Scottish Borders, John Murray the Outlaw of Falahill. The non-alloy black & white dog in the … Continue reading

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Snow dunk: Calgary #YYC, May 3, 2014

About 20 cm of snow fell on Calgary throughout the day on May 3. It created a winter wonderland (in Spring) and a fine opportunity to get out and photograph the white stuff.       Thanks for coming to take … Continue reading

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Arya the Airedale hikes into the snows of the first day of spring

The first day of spring was marked by a new snow fall in Calgary. No appearance for crocuses here for a long time yet. Arya the Airedale went out and about…. …and in and around a quinzee (an Athabaskan word … Continue reading

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13 pics from ’13

I selected 13 photos from my files as a look back over the year that becomes history in just a few hours time. These reasonably reflect the passing months (an extra shot goes in for August) and were taken with … Continue reading

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