Winnipeg to Vancouver

On Monday, I left Winnipeg – heading for Vancouver.  My nephew’s funeral was set for Tuesday morning. This would be my first flight with West Jet and the plane was scheduled to leave Winnipeg at 6:20 am.  I decided to spend the night at the Best Western Hotel very close to the airport, so I… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver

It is Still Winter at Fort Whyte Alive

Last month Mother Nature tried to fool us into thinking we would have an early spring, but she soon brought back the winter weather.  So – winter activities have resumed as the ice has frozen on the lakes & rivers again.  The  Canada Geese stayed with us and are waiting for the weather to warm… Continue reading It is Still Winter at Fort Whyte Alive

The Forks in Spring (or is it?)

Yesterday was a beautiful spring day to go for a walk and take pictures at The Forks in Winnipeg.  But a severe winter storm is predicted to hit Manitoba today.  The last forecast indicates that Winnipeg may be spared the snow but get some freezing rain instead. The Forks name comes from the fact that… Continue reading The Forks in Spring (or is it?)

Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

St. Peanut is an adorable little Chickadee who has been coming to help himself to the food that I have been putting out on my balcony for him for the last few weeks. He doesn’t make it easy for me to get pictures because he doesn’t stop moving long enough to zoom and focus, but… Continue reading Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

Here I Go Again

It seems like I am now re-entering the No Fixed Address (NFA) part of my life again.  This is my 2nd time doing this since I moved 3 times in 2 years, way back in my younger days. Last year I sold my house after 33 years of home ownership and moved into an apartment. … Continue reading Here I Go Again

Leopards, Tigers, Pandas & more

Most of the pictures that I took yesterday at Assiniboine Park Zoo were of one Polar Bear who did a wonderful job of giving me several poses.  I did manage to get pictures of more critters too, but didn’t want to have too many pictures in one post. You don’t usually see all the Seals… Continue reading Leopards, Tigers, Pandas & more

Polar Bears

It was a chilly morning for a walk (-18C), but it was sunny and not much wind, so I headed over to the Assiniboine Park Zoo.  Many of the critters enjoy the cold weather and are more active than they are during the summer, when it is more comfortable for us humans. I got pictures… Continue reading Polar Bears