Evan, with his hair all spiked up for his cousin’s first communion.

rest stop

we went for an epic 11km ride around our community today, and wound up taking a break at the far southwest corner of Tuscany, on a bluff overlooking the Bow River valley.

serenity pond

I stopped at the duck pond near campus to cool down, and wound up spending a few minutes enjoying the calmness of the pond, with ducks and songbirds moving into the area.


the community of bowness, and canada olympic park, obscured by the first real fog of the season.


I stopped at The Bench™ for a few minutes on the ride home this evening. Definitely my favourite thinking spot (in #yyc, anyway)

COP and boxcars

Canada Olympic Park, with the last remnants of the snow still hanging on. Note the angle of the flag on top of the hill. That was headwind, the whole way to campus…


I rode out to Cochrane again today to take on The Hill™ – it almost won this time. This is the lumber mill on the east end of Cochrane. Little Known Fact About D’Arcy #231: I briefly worked for one of the housing construction companies … Continue readingcochrane


Evan and I explored the ravine behind our house, and stumbled across this mallard swimming in the shrinking pond at the bottom.