A Month After The Alberta Floods

Just over a month ago southern Alberta experienced unseasonably heavy rains which caused significant flooding from the Rocky Mountains through Calgary as far east as Medicine Hat, where I currently […]

Seen On The Morning Hike

Such is the glacial pace of my blogging that I am only now getting to the next part of report on some travels in SE Alberta that Mrs. Padre and […]

Seen On The Afternoon Hike

It’s been radio silence here for a few weeks, during which I’ve been either busy, unmotivated, on holidays and offline, or some combination of the three. However, I do have […]

Seen On The Run

Two images from some recent runs of things that caught my attention. Last week in downtown Calgary, during an all-too brief run along the south bank of the Bow River, […]

Where was Mad Padre?

Mad Padre has been offline for several weeks while Mrs. Padre and I bashed around southern Alberta in our new/old VW Westfalia Vanagon camper. Today I’m clean shaven and looking […]

2010 Christmas Letter

Dear Family, Friends, and Readers of MadPadre: When I sent out our Christmas cards this year (a pathetically small number considering the number of lovely folks who are in our […]

Seen on the morning run

This view of some sunlit trees against a clear sky provided a welcome excuse to stop on the hill I was toiling up this morning in Med Hat and take […]

Seen on the morning run

Out for a run on the back roads around CFB Suffield this morning, I ook this picture during an unseasonably warm (6C) for November morning just at sunrise, using my […]