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Derek Bowen

Winter Arrived

As well as the clock falling back an hour last night, winter arrived. We had a little snow arrive on Friday, but last night the rain that was falling turned to snow. So likely that’s it, all that will be be here until the spring. Yuck.

Pyramid Lake Jasper

During our trip to Jasper with Sam and Nial I snapped this picture. This place always amazes me be it summer, fall or winter. It’s one of Jenn and I’s favourite places and we pretty much always take a drive up there when we are in Jasper, seems […]

A Tech Legend

A Tech Legend I first heard about Paul Allen passing when on the treadmill watching CBC News, I knew who he was, but then I began to think in a few years nobody will remember him. The name Bill Gates is synonymous with Microsoft, but without Paul Allen […]


For some reason this did not get posted back in 2018 when we did our trip to Italy, better late than never. We never did do a fill blog of the trip. Next time!! Pisa was our first stop on our Italian road trip, and after a 5 […]


Been a while since I posted a blog post, the last one was the start of our trip to Europe this past summer, then suddenly the trip was over and we where home without any other posts being made, sorry to everyone who was expecting a Bowen day […]

We are off

For the first time in a while flying did not mean getting up at some crazy hour of the morning as our flight to Calgary was not until 12:20, so we arose around 8am and decided to go for a 5k run together. It’s been a while since […]