My First Rose

My poor rose has had a pretty rough journey this year, starting with the worms eating the leaves as they came out, back at the house. I hadn’t planned on digging it up and moving it with me until then, but I now thought it would be better off in  a pot on a balcony… Continue reading My First Rose

More from Fort Whyte Alive

Yesterday I showed you the Pelican pictures I took at Fort Whyte Alive, but of course, I took other pictures too. As always, you can click on any individual picture to see a larger version. The Birds – Canada Geese, Mallard Duck and a young Robin. Painted Turtles. While watching and taking pictures of these… Continue reading More from Fort Whyte Alive

Almost There

Just like when I was almost retired and got to the day when I could count the days left to work on one hand, the countdown is now very close to the day when I no longer have two residences to pay for and look after.  Today is July 28th and on August 1st, the… Continue reading Almost There

Up, Up and Away

Sometime last year, I bought myself a ticket to fly in a hot air balloon with Sundance Balloons.  Since then I found out that Winnipeg weather is often not good for flying.  Between the winds and the rains and the foggy days, it may be difficult to actually get to fly – but I can… Continue reading Up, Up and Away

Assiniboine Park Zoo – July

Yesterday I went to the Assiniboine Park Zoo, to put on some miles on my FitBit and to check up on the critters.  I didn’t take a lot of pictures and most of the ones I did take were different than my usual ones – except that I got one of a Polar Bear playing… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Zoo – July

Puppies

There suddenly seem to be a lot of new puppies in my complex, so I am getting quite a few puppy kisses. They aren’t all new though – and there are still quite a few dogs here that I’ll have to get to know. First I met Bamboo, who is a little Shihtzu.  Bamboo is… Continue reading Puppies