Evening walk through the Hardieville ruins, all colour and crumbling concrete, and out to the bluff above the river. The pushy wind sent us back along the contours of the hills, sculpted in light and paced by runners.
Location: Hardieville to Pavan Park, Alberta
Length: 4 km
Date: 28 April, 2021
Medicine Hat Bridges
We threaded our way back and forth across the South Saskatchewan River, stopping downtown at the Station for a coffee on the sunny sidewalk patio. Chatted with the women at the next table, with chihuahuas on their laps dressed up for the outing - these are the small daily connections that are missing during the pandemic, part of the heart deficit that makes many of these days seem so heavy.
Location: Medicine Hat bridges, Alberta
Length: 3 km
Date: 17 April, 2021
Sandra Cowan likes to walk on trails, paths, and city streets. She is based in southern Alberta, Canada, as a visitor in the land of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy).