Last weekend my family went out on our first back country camping trip. We had some friends that had an extra site booking so we went out to meet up with them. We loaded up the car, packed our packs, threw the little red wagon into the back of the car, and off we went! … Continue reading My First Experience with Back-Country Camping
With the movie now in the theaters I want to check it out. I also wanted to read the book first. Call me weird, but I like to read the book that the film is based on, even though it has driven me nuts in the past. Either way, it gave me a good excuse … Continue reading The Gunslinger: The Dark Tower Book 1
This past weekend we took a day trip through a few of the attractions in the Lethbridge area. We decided to take in both the Devil's Coulee Museum in Warner, and Writing on Stone Provincial Park. Our first stop was at the Devil's Coulee Dinosaur Museum in the village of Warner. This is … Continue reading A Wander Through Southern Alberta: Dinosaurs and Badlands
We were looking for something to do this long weekend and my wife let me know that 'Ribfest' would be in town. I was immediately in. Who doesn't love ribs? The event was set up in Galt Gardens in the heart of downtown. There have been numerous events there this summer, a Father's Day event, … Continue reading Fun in Lethbridge: Ribfest 2017!
My first Thor comic. I'd heard Marvel had replaced the original Thor with a female character, and subsequently that some people lost their minds. I'm not one of them. Let's get to it! The Cover This books cover is just vibrant. Full of bright pinks, greens and blues it immediately catches the eye. Then you … Continue reading The Mighty Thor#22: Warrior and Humanitarian.
This summer we went on our longest camping trip as a family yet. We took two weeks and went out to the west coast. Outside of the first night's drive the trip was a lot of fun! We got to see some beautiful scenery, wildlife, and family members we haven't seen in years. The first … Continue reading Recapping B.C.
So midway through our trip, just before we were going to get on the ferry to the Sunshine Coast, we decided to take a short stop and take in one of the biggest tourist attractions on the coast. We stopped at the suspension bridge. Now, I'm not much for heights, so I wasn't impressed with … Continue reading You want me to go where? The Capilano Suspension Bridge
So it's been a while since I've written anything, as I've been on vacation. Time to catch up and write a couple more travel related blogs before getting back to the usual. On our return leg we stopped in the city of Castlegar in British Columbia. Apparently it's the 'City of Sculptures'. It's also in … Continue reading Castlegar: City of Sculptures
So I don't actually have a physical copy of this issue. Marvel has been providing additional free comics when you purchase a hard copy. This is the most recent one that I've received. It's a great opportunity to look at something you might not normally pick up. The Cover The cover is imposing. Thanos is … Continue reading Thanos Returns! Thanos #1
Ok, I actually bought this a few months ago and am only getting to reviewing it now. But I had some really good DC titles to look at, and a course I had to complete for my job. Time to get this one off my to do list! The Cover The cover looks pretty good. … Continue reading Champions #4: Conflict!