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Forum: Canada
Dec 8th 2010, 3:56 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,540
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Life in Cochrane

Access to more extensive walking areas looks like a future agenda item in your area Ann, see link. :thumbup: (Although it wont be off-leash it will be a great addition to the area)
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Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2010, 5:16 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,123
Posted By Mountain Girl

Humidity levels in the house.

I checked the mini weather station we have in the kitchen before leaving the house this morning. It stated that the outside temperature was -29 and the inside temperature was 18 with only 10%...
Oct 18th 2010, 8:05 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 4,974
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Living the Dream.......how close to reality?

Our primary mission when first moving to Canada was to spend lots of time in the mountains, skiing, hiking, biking and camping. Plus we also wanted a new challenge. Landing in Calgary in boom time we...
Oct 18th 2010, 4:17 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,196
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: What do you laugh at or find funny that you know you shouldn't?

Many years ago watching a tv documentary about Tourettes syndrome, I am embarrassed to admit that I laughed so hard I cried. What set me off was when one of these poor kids was trying to have a...
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2010, 10:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: I need some advice please

I am sorry for your loss Angela.

You should give your self more time before you make any major decisions. It is still very early days.

I once met a grief counselor that said you shouldn't...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 24th 2010, 9:57 pm
Replies: 508
Views: 29,250
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: What Are You Reading 2010

:confused:

Yep, its definately an interesting book, just not sure I am ready to jump to the Nike "5 fingers" just yet though. Those ultra marathoners rock! :thumbsup:
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 24th 2010, 9:50 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,020
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: How often do you go back to the U.K.?

The first time last August after 3.3 years of living here. The second time this April just gone, although this was a very brief visit to London, as the ultimate destination was the middle east.

No...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 24th 2010, 9:20 pm
Replies: 508
Views: 29,250
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: What Are You Reading 2010

Thats next on my list.

I am currently reading=

1. "Blink" by Malcom Galdwell
2. "Born to run" by Christopher McDougall.
Forum: Canada
Sep 16th 2010, 10:16 pm
Jul 14th 2010, 4:10 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,012
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Something English?

How about some Garibaldi's or Fly buscuits ?
Jul 2nd 2010, 8:16 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 6,364
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: What have you learnt?

I am not returning, but I have learnt the true meaning of this quote.

"If you dont achieve peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else".
Jun 14th 2010, 5:15 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Hiking the Rockies

Hi Piff

Try "Dont waste your time in the Canadian Rockies" The opinionated Hiking guide.

http://www.hikingcamping.com/hike-rockies.php

:)
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 2nd 2010, 8:31 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Wow how could I have missed it...

Many congratulations on making 47 years Steve! :)
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 2nd 2010, 8:29 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,554
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: 5 Years today!

Congratulations Piff. I hope the next year turns out much better for you and yours than the current one has. :fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed:
Forum: Canniversary
Jun 2nd 2010, 8:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,076
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Three Years in Alberta

I hear ya! ;)

Congratulations for making it to 3 years Ann. Thats nice to hear that you are 90% settled.
Forum: Canada
Jun 2nd 2010, 8:15 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,962
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Acreages, how big and do you use it all?

Ahh I see, that make sense. They have mentioned trying to reach a $10,000 minimum production threshold, certainly seems worth it for a large reduction in taxes.
Forum: Canada
Jun 2nd 2010, 7:49 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,962
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Acreages, how big and do you use it all?

I have no interest in owning an acreage, but friends from the UK that moved over in 2008 bought 40 acres last August. The property is at Jumping pound pond, West of Calgary a little off highway 1....
May 27th 2010, 5:43 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Calgary Marathon Anyone?

Alan2005- Nope, it’s not my first. I am an avid runner have been running consistently for the last couple of years, my current mileage is about 25 a week; hoping to improve on that over the summer...
May 27th 2010, 4:15 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Calgary Marathon Anyone?

Good Luck on Sunday MrsDV :thumbsup: . I am not registered for Sundays race but am taking part in the Banff half marathon in September.

If you enjoy your first half, you could always register for...
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2010, 7:48 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,405
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: how often do you visit back home?

So far once in 3 years and 10 months although passing via "Blighty" this weekend en route to the middle East.
Apr 9th 2010, 7:26 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By Mountain Girl

How old is your house?

Last summer we purchased a home in one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Calgary that was just shy of 100 years old. We fell in love with the character and location of the place and the fact that...
Apr 9th 2010, 6:21 am
Replies: 82
Views: 6,163
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: Would you forgive an affair?...............

As a child from a relationship where extra marital affairs were rife, no I would not have an affair myself or forgive it. I have experienced the devastation it causes and would never inflict that...
Apr 9th 2010, 6:02 am
Forum: Canada
Mar 23rd 2010, 10:38 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mountain Girl

Re: La poutine mmmh

:D .......a pub 3 blocks from my house, does a very delicious beef gravy poutine Mmmmm. :D
Forum: Canada
Mar 23rd 2010, 10:22 pm
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