Calgary

Exploring Gratitude

  Gratitude is an emotion of connectedness, which reminds us we are part of a larger universe with all living things. (Melanie Greenberg)   Two or three weeks back, a friend and neighbour brought over a deck of cards with a beautiful horse picture on the…

Sweet Home Chicago for New Essentia Store

  Like other Essentia folk, I am excited to see a new Essentia mattress store in Chicago that just opened at 2118 North Halsted Street. Our new Essentia staff members in the Windy City probably know they have support that goes all the way to the…

Alberta’s Three National Parks!

One of the best parts of living in Alberta is our "three" National Parks! If you had a weekend available, you could visit Banff National Park, which is world-renowned and has the Columbia Icefields, and of course, Lake Louise.   This picture was found on…

Desiderata – Essential Things

  "Desiderata", the poem, is one of my favourites. Desiderata is Latin and means "'things that are yearned for', which in the context of the poem more closely means 'essential things'”.   With poetry, we touch the heart, expressing ideas and feelings that really matter to…

Managing Alberta’s Wild Horses: A few issues

What’s all the fuss about? While some of the wild horse issues of previous years appear to have been resolved, others are still contentious or indeterminate. There is uncertainty within the general public over a) the requirements for getting a license to capture wild horses,…

Piroska Pipo now at Essentia Calgary!

  Piroska Pipo's Opening Night is June 7, 2012 from 5-8pm. The art of Piroska Pipo is now up in our Essentia showroom, 1113 Kensington Road, Calgary, T2N 3P1. Originally from Hungary, Piroska has been a Calgary resident for over 20 years. Piroska Pipo is…