We had some company in Calgary with Earl and Amie, along with Grace coming to visit. We also
skied at KHMR with friends, and here are some photos and videos.


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Our niece Grace came and spent some time with us around Valentine's Day this year. Here she is with Henry
playing in the basement.


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"I love yogurt!" says Grace!


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Especially when it's all over her face.


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Grace and Henry chilling on Henry's couch with Elmo.


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Earl and Amie came to visit from Lloyd and brought the whole crew. Here's David trying out the climbing gym.
He didn't initially take to it (he was a bit scared), but quickly sorted it out.


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Here's David on the ceiling.


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Earl, Amie, and Oliver having breakfast with Henry and Grace having a stare-off.


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Grace loves to eat whipped cream.


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Here's our little heartbreaker on Valentine's Day 2016.


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Grace, Henry, and Elmo on Valentine's Day.


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Grace and Henry at the red table hanging out.


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Here is Grace rocking out the play dough.


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Natalia, Grace, and Henry doing play dough.

Video of Marie and David dancing in our bonus room



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Earl, David, and Marie enjoying the cupcakes that Natalia made for Valentine's Day.


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Family selfie at the Flames matinee game against the Ducks. The Flames lost, but Henry made it through his
first complete game (we usually leave after 2 periods), and we took the train there and back.


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Earl, Amie, David, Marie, and Oliver in their first trip to the Saddledome. Did I mention the Habs weren't playing?


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Natalia, Henry, and I at the Saddledome in our matching signed Gio jerseys.


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Henry really took a liking to Marie and here she is reading with him.


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And here she is helping fix an airplane with his screwdriver. I think it was mostly because she had a character
from Paw Patrol (Skye) that Henry liked her.


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All of the kids on the couch upstairs.


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Same, but with David licking Oliver.


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Same, but just funny.

Family ski trip to KHMR, Golden, BC


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We took a crew of great people to Golden to ski Kicking Horse. The first day I took Henry and we tried out
boot-attach skis. I wouldn't say it was a rousing success. He was also sick with a bad cough, so it probably
isn't a fair try.

Video of the ski attempt


Video of Louis and Jeanna on Superbowl



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Louis and I got out for a tour up to Roger's Pass since conditions for sidecountry at Kicking Horse weren't amazing.
We elected to stay conservative due to the 'considerable' avalanche rating and went up the Bostock parking area and
up to Christiana Glades. The uptrack was horrendous (I could have used crampons), but once we got on the actual
slope, the skiing was excellent.


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A look at the uptrack coming across the icy log bridge.


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We actually wound up finding really nice snow. Here's Louis putting in an uptrack and digging out a
path past a tree well.


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Check out the beautiful soft snow everywhere. This is where we had a bite of lunch.

Video of Louis on Christiana Glades


Video of Louis skiing on ice


Video of Louis fighting the uptrack


Stats from Roger's Pass

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Our track up the drainage and over to the glades. In future, I'd stay skier's left on the descent to get the
best track down.


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Plots of elevation and speed.


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The rest of our stats for the day.

Video of Jeanna 'hucking' her way into the Feuz Bowl



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This is an amazing drawing by my sister-in-law Maria in a game called Telestrations. Big props for anyone
who can tell me what it is.

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