Curating Serendipity

My Photo Inspired Collection of Quotations, Directions and Reflections

Antelope Street Cabin in LEGO

Our cabin, along with 305 other residences in Hidden Valley Alberta, was destroyed in the flood of June 2013. All that is left of it is rubble, but we have … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 12 Comments

In Hidden Valley – A Remembrance Poem

In Hidden Valley the sunflowers grew Between the poplars, fresh with dew. They marked our divots; and in the sky The crows, still cawing as they fly, Break the calm … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · 15 Comments

Golf Carts and Corn Stalks – After Flood Perspectives

Our eyes are side by side – we just naturally look at life in a horizontal perspective! In the aftermath of the Flood at Hidden Valley, Alberta, a few things … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 16 Comments

Messages – Muddy and Otherwise

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud. – Carl Sandburg – A slippery, … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 8 Comments

Note to the Human Vultures

It seems to me the vultures have stopped circling. – Geoffrey Becker – Hidden Valley has been a beehive of activity since the go ahead to enter the flood zone … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 14 Comments

Hidden Valley – Re-entry

There’s no such thing as a 100-year flood. – Andrew Cuomo – Our Cabin before the flood – of 2013 …  after being rebuilt by the previous owners after the … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 24 Comments

Hidden Valley – Links

The Community of Hidden Valley, Siksika Nation, Alberta, was inundated by the flood waters of the Bow River on June 21, 2013. All 305 homes were destroyed. Former home owners … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hidden Valley – A Community Lost

The Siksika Nation chose not to renew the Lease for Hidden Valley. Insurance companies will likely refuse to compensate cabin owners for loss from the  overland flooding of the Mighty … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 67 Comments

Hidden Valley not Invisible Valley

Give me a break!!!! You can afford a house and a cottage on a golf course or to stay all winter in the Southern USA and you want the rest … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 23 Comments

Hidden Valley Golf Resort – Stress Busters

I read a study the other day that looked at post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in flood victims. The study observed the long term effects on residents of a flood … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 15 Comments

Hidden Valley Golf Resort – Post Flood Info

NOTE: This story was written on June 26, 2013.  Former Hidden Valley owners who want up to date information about the ongoing concerns of the residents can go to the … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 3 Comments

Alberta Flooding – Hidden Valley Sky View

June 25, 2013 Hidden Valley Golf Resort – From the Air This is Hidden Valley in better days, clipped from Google Maps. The pretty blue stuff across the top is … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 10 Comments

Alberta Flooding – The Darwin Law

Monday June 24, 2013 Before the Bow River flows past Hidden Valley, it runs through the heart of the city of Calgary. Many areas of that city have been flooded. … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Alberta Flooding – Hidden Valley Golf Resort Updates

NOTE: This story was written on June 24, 2013. Hidden Valley owners who want more up to date information can go to the website Hidden Valley, Alberta. A brief explanation … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 55 Comments

Alberta Flooding – Hidden Valley, Siksika – The Reality

NOTE: This story was written on June 22, 2013. Hidden Valley owners who want more up to date information can go to the website Hidden Valley, Alberta. _____________________ Siksika, Hidden … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 6 Comments

Alberta Flooding – Hidden Valley, Siksika – West End

FOR SALE: one cabin in Hidden Valley. Completely renovated in 2005. Last seen on Antelope Street. Must be moved as lease will not be renewed. Exterior amenities include one trampoline, … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Alberta Flooding – Hidden Valley, Siksika – East End

Hidden Valley Cabin Owners – I want to warn you that these are the photos that will upset you the most. If you would be happier not seeing what has … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · 15 Comments

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