Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: What To See in Saskatchewan

Here’s a great video of some of the great things to see while looking around Saskatchewan. I’ve lived here nearly all my life, and I still haven’t seen it all yet. I love the Dark Sky Preserve at Grasslands National Park, and if you like taking photos at night, you have to try it.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Moose Jaw Reunion

I was in Moose Jaw for a family reunion on Sunday. My Dad was in hospital fighting off another infection, while his immunity is compromised by chemo. The rest of the Kleins who could make it were in Wakamow Valley Park. Some other family had taken over the pavilion we’d booked, but we easily found ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: A Look Back At Moose Jaw High Street

This mural was destroyed by a fire.  

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: #TwoFacedTom Lukiwski Should Resign

Moose Jaw and Regina area MP Tom Lukiwski should resign. He was caught on video by a reporter calling an NDP candidate “an NDP whore”. Lawrence, Lukiwski’s Conservative buddy denies the slur, claiming he says “an NDP horde”, even though that makes little sense in the context of the speech. I checked Conservative publications on ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: All Sun

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Solar Tour 2014

Cowessess wind turbine. 800kW at 32mi/h Has Li-ion batteries. Solar farm and home system of 10kW Inverter anti-islanding. Prevents electrifying the grid while grid is down. Isolation ring for the meter can be installed so you can attach a generator to the house to let the inverter keep working during a grid failure. A Canadian ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Mini Solar Tour in the Fog of Wood Mountain and Glentworth

I went on a road trip Saturday with my friend Adam K., down to my parents’ place, and his grandparents’ farm. On the way around southern Saskatchewan, we saw close to 150 deer and antelope, a snowy owl, a dozen hawks, a handful of Canada Geese, smaller birds, two dead raccoons, and the final resting ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Google Street View Circa 1907

It seems Google didn’t invent Street View The idea was 100 years old when it first started to become popular on the Internet! Behold Vancouver, street view from 1907 Barcelona, Spain 1908 Look at all the bicycles! Vancouver in 1971, albeit a little shaky camera work. Moose Jaw, circa 2006, with excellent John Wing humour ...