Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wish List: September

To encourage people to write comments or send in material, here’s Town Spirit’s Wish List for September: Stories about the Dunvegan Bridge, interesting places to walk, memories about the Spirit River or the old town site, information from bird watchers, … Continue reading

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The Stars at Night

On a clear night in Spirit River, the sky is a theatre of stars.  These warm, autumn nights are some of the best for stargazing. So, especially if you haven’t done it for a long time, find yourself a patch … Continue reading

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Season of Splendor

The splendor of fall has come to Spirit River full force.  Even on a rainy day the colours are strong and gloriously seasonal.  Eastern Canada might be famous for their colour, but here in Spirit River autumn is all ours.  … Continue reading

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After the Rain

A rainy day in fall is nice enough if it’s summery warm like today.  But sometimes a rainy turns into something truly amazing when, just at sunset, the clouds lift in the west and the skies over Spirit River are … Continue reading

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Town Spirit is One Month Old

Thank you to everyone who has had a look at the blog.  It has had 148 views in these first 30 days. Greatest thanks to anyone who sent a comment!  It shows others that someone is interested in the blog, … Continue reading

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Liquor Plebiscite in Spirit River

Way back in 1957, that is. It was a time when Alberta liquor laws were were too aged to maintain their relevance.  They’d been the same since the Prohibition era prior to 1924.  The need for change was obvious, but … Continue reading

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Equinox Harvest Moon

The moon is something Spirit River shares with all the world.  This year’s harvest moon (yesterday) was extra special because it coincided with the equinox.  In case you missed the news, this hasn’t happened since 1991 and won’t happen again … Continue reading

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