Crazy Day to End the Year

This is it!  The end of another year.  Good-bye 2013 and hello 2014. The morning is starting off at -31C with a ‘feels like’ temperature of -39C.  By the time the sun comes up, it should be dropping to -33C with a ‘feels like’ temperature of -42C.  The good news is that the extended forecast… Continue reading Crazy Day to End the Year

The Big Switch

I spend a lot of time on the computer.  So much in fact that I have 2 computers.  One is just for Africam and I don’t think its any surprise to find out that I have an Africam addiction.  The other computer is used for everything else (email, WordPress, FaceBook and just the daily searches,… Continue reading The Big Switch

Fun With Critters

Having a bunch (and a variety) of critters in the house can sometimes be entertaining.  Between my daughter and I, we have a fair number and variety of critters.  You are of course familiar with mine – Chester – the Irish Setter, Jewel – the African  Grey Parrot, Freddy – the Betta or Siamese Fighting… Continue reading Fun With Critters


After waiting a whole week to get the results from the pathologist about Chester’s new lumps, we have another inconclusive.  No cancer cells were found, which is obviously good, but as Chester’s vet says, it is no guarantee that cancer is not there.  The sudden appearance of these lumps, especially the 2 very close together… Continue reading Chester

The Calendar

The calendar says it is not winter until December 21st – but as usual, winter beat the calender here. It is currently a little chilly out there and we’ve had more than enough snow to last us the entire winter (but I know there will be more). That -26C with a Feels Like temperature of… Continue reading The Calendar


Last week I found another lump/bump or whatever you want to call it on Chester.  This one is on the side of his face.  It hasn’t seemed to bother him at all and because the test on his last lump/bump was inconclusive, I thought I would just leave this for awhile and see if it… Continue reading Chester