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Life is pretty great, feeling pretty lucky.

Video: Five reasons I love Calgary!

November 7, 2017

Dave Kelly Live is a really fun talk show/theatre experience that takes place every few months in Calgary. Last week, Dave asked if I would come on his show and share some of the reasons I love Calgary. It was …
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5 tips for finally starting your blog in 2017

January 3, 2017

This is my 11th year of blogging. I was blogging before more of the stars of the Disney channel were even born. And every year, I meet with people who want to start blogs for a variety of reasons. Sometimes …
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My life is the internet – a day in the life of Mike’s Bloggity

November 8, 2016

Presented in partnership with Shaw Do you ever stop and wonder what the world did before the internet? Before you had Wikipedia to fact check everything. Before you had a place to post all your vacation photos. Before you could …
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McDonalds is hiring 500 Albertans, so I went behind the counter to see if I could do it!

September 9, 2016

This post was created in partnership with McDonalds. I’ve always loved working at McDonalds. Every other job? Well, that’s debatable. But I always loved working at McDonalds. And I’m always surprised by the amount of people who have similar sentiments. …
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Jason Kenney, you can sit with me.

September 1, 2016

This is an open letter to Jason Kenney. Mr Kenney is the MP for Calgary Midnapore. He is also running for the leadership of the PC Party. Hello Jason, My name is Mike Morrison and I’d like to invite you …
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Mike’s Bloggity Blog Turns 10! Here’s some of my favourite moments!

August 23, 2016

Ten years ago today, I signed into blogger.com and typed in the words:  Mike’s Bloggity Blog Blob. The name was inspired by one of my favourite lines in Sex And The City, when Carrie says she is “Drunkity Drunk Drunk.” …
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Things I wish I knew before I tried my first escape room!

February 28, 2016

This weekend, some friends and I decided to try one of those escape rooms. They’ve been springing up around Calgary and every weekend, my social media feeds are filled with people who are talking about how fun they.  I was …
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What’s next for Calgary By Bike?

January 4, 2016

For me, 2015 will always be the year that my boyfriend and I created Calgary By Bike. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s basically a Lonely Planet-esque map to Calgary’s new separate bike lanes that cover most of downtown. …
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Mike’s Bloggity Blog celebrates more than a million unique visitors in 2015!

January 4, 2016

Wow!  That’s basically all I can say. But since no one wants to read a one word blog post, I guess I should say more.   With 2015 safely behind us, Mike’s Bloggity Blog is celebrating something I didn’t ever …
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Forget Black Friday, this Saturday is all about shopping in your ‘hood! #ShopTheHood

November 23, 2015

I’m not a fan of Black Friday and I’m not sure why in recent years Canadians have embraced it so much. What about sleeping outside of big box stores seems appealing? I’d much rather spend my time doing more effective and …
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Why exploring Canmore’s historic caves is thrilling, scary and truly unforgettable!

October 28, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta Whether it’s been in real life or in photos, we’ve all seen Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, but it’s not very often that you get to see the inside of them. But if you’re curious, the Canmore Cave …
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Five practical tips for starting your blog!

September 24, 2015

I’ve been blogging for a long time. Nine going on ten years in fact. In that time I’ve amassed more than 4,600 blogs posts. Some good, some bad, but all about the things I love. More than thousands I’ve blog …
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Calgary By Bike is a number one best seller!

July 19, 2015

Some of you might know this, but a few weeks ago, I released a little project I had been working on called Calgary By Bike.  It’s a map and guide to the Calgary’s new cycle tracks which were a hot …
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Vancouver photographer perfectly captures the final years of strangers’ beautiful dogs.

February 25, 2015

Having pets can be tricky.  You love them the second meet them, you bring them into your life, you take care of them, yet you know that one day, you’ll say goodbye to them. Yikes, this got depressing quickly, eh? …
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What is Alberta’s best backcountry secret? Meet Mount Engadine Lodge.

February 23, 2015

When it comes to experiences in Alberta’s mountains, there’s probably none more iconic than staying at the backcountry lodge. Far away from civilization, the internet and many of life’s distractions. Not to mention, you usually need to hike/ski/horseback ride to …
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