Is a Good Beginner’s Telescope, the Celestron Travel Scope 60?

Everyone may have heard that recently there was a comet which flew by the Earth in the Northern hemisphere for nearly the entitr month of July. It was called C/2020 F3 or Neowise. I spent my fair share of nights (eight to be exact) searching the sky without success. This weekend we are headed out…

Remembering Times Gone By

On January 1, 2012 my wife and I moved into a one-bedroom condo in a small rural Albertan town called Stony Plain, Alberta. We lucked out as this was a newer building with construction ending in 2010. The building had been built to house retirees. However the developer did not plan appropriately when it came…

Summer, its going, going, gone

It’s been one of those summers’ where you think its just begun and its nearly over with. Yesterday, I woke up and looked at my phone, then looked again… July 31st, huh, really, I thought as my alarm kept ringing as I lay in bed starring at the ceiling, wondering where the time had gone? Over the…

10 Things to Do THIS Summer in Central Alberta Canada

What are potentially the Top 10 Things to Do This Summer in Central Alberta, Canada? Well, really there should be a list of about 100 things to do in Edmonton and the Metro surrounding area. Of course “metro” is a loose term since really the next biggest town with a population over 100,000 people is 2-hours…

Get the Gear You Need for the Adventure You Seek

Can you smell that? Yep, its Spring showers… and just around the corner are long Summer days filled with blue skies, gigantic white marshmallow clouds and really long daylight hours. All the more reason to stock up now with the latest recreational gear and gadgets. A couple of years back, while  I was living in…