Stuff we’ve written

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Stuff we’ve written

So from time to time, one or more of us likes to write about things. Here is a list of the things we have written.

  • War of the worlds Seventy-eight years ago a remarkable media event occurred at a low-budget newcomer to the media arena. The¬†Mercury Theatre on the Air, which¬†had only been on CBS for 17 weeks and didn’t even have a sponsor, broadcast the radio play War of the worlds. This 55-minute play caught the attention of a huge audience and put ...
  • Winter camping: February 23-24, 2013 Where we are going: Boulton Creek, Peter Lougheed Park When we are going: Meet at 127 Midglen Place at 10:00am, Saturday February 23. When we are returning: Should be back no later than 4:00 pm, Sunday February 24. Conditions: We will stay posted, but current forecast is between -2 and -10 with some flurries.  
  • Winter camping gear Before heading out for a winter camping experience we want to make sure we have the right equipment. This is not the place to tough out a cold night… it can get really cold. There are four categories of equipment we need: our clothes, our sleeping gear, our shelter, and our toys. And then of ...
  • O Canada O Canada is our national anthem, which although originally written in 1880 and translated into English in 1906, did not become our official national anthem until 1980. O Canada was originally written in French and has had a number of English renditions, only one of which was translated from the original French version. Here are the now ...
  • The History of St. Patrick’s Church, Midnapore When Calgary was born in 1875 Midnapore (Fish Creek) had one of the first Catholic families in the district, Mr. and Mrs. John Glenn, and three children. As other children were born, they were baptized in Calgary by Father Doucet and Scollen. In 1885 John Glenn donated land for the construction of the Anglican church, ...