Tag Archives: winter

Hockey Rodeo in Stavely

It was the second wild ride along the QE2 Highway in two days. Another snow blizzard to navigate, heading over 100 km south of Calgary for hockey in Stavely, home of Canada’s First Indoor Rodeo. The Calgary Girls Hockey Bantam 1 … Continue reading

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Hockey Headshots

The snow was blowing hard across the road, creating a temporary white out every time a truck passed by. A Friday night road hockey trip up the QE2 Highway to play in Olds against the Grizzlies. Sportsnet 960 The Fan … Continue reading

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Caminando en el Año Nuevo canadiense con tradiciones peruanas

  Nieve pesada y un viento frío no paró las tradiciones peruanas.  Ayer por la noche nuestra familia caminó con nuestra mascota, Arya el Airedale alrededor de la manzana. Según la convención, algo amarillo fue usado (debajo de las parkas) … Continue reading

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Stepping into the Canadian New Year snow with Peruvian traditions

Heavy snow and a chill wind did not stop the Peruvian traditions last night as we made our family walk with Arya the Airedale around the block (manzana). As per convention, something yellow was worn (beneath the parkas) and backpacks … 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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Stick handling between the puddles: double digit temperature puts out the ice in Calgary

Double digit temperature in Calgary today (it reached 14 deg C) pretty much put the ice out of service at the Battalion Park Outdoor Arena today. Just one young skater stick handling between the defending puddles. The rink rats may be taking … Continue reading

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Train to Nowhere (out on the Prairies)

There was lying snow in the ditches but on Jan 25, 2015 it was bright and uncannily warm. A wind was blowing like a stream train, hard off the Rockies. We were travelling to a hockey tournament in Picture Butte, Lethbridge County in … Continue reading

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