Beautiful Morning

It was a beautiful morning yesterday and I had absolutely nothing written in my calendar.  So, I headed over to Fort Whyte Alive to go for a walk. I walked for about 2 hours, putting about 8,000 steps on my FitBit along with 6 flights of stairs (some stairs and some hills).  I took some… Continue reading Beautiful Morning

Some Progress & Some Trip Planning

It seems like I have been waiting forever to receive the proceeds from the sale of my house.  Well – I’m still waiting, but the mortgage, line of credit and personal loan have all been paid off!  🙂  They were all paid by my lawyer a few days ago though, and I am still waiting… Continue reading Some Progress & Some Trip Planning

St. Vital Park

I have lived fairly close to St. Vital Park for about 1/2 my life, but it is not a place that I ever go unless someone has scheduled an activity there (which doesn’t often happen).  I think I was at a toboggan party there many years ago and a picnic put on by one of… Continue reading St. Vital Park

The Rest of the Critters at Fort Whyte Alive

As usual, there were more critters at Fort Whyte than the Muskrats that posed so nicely for me a few days ago. So – here are the rest  🙂 Pelicans – fishing Painted Turtles Mallard Ducks White-tail Deer hiding behind branches – I have so much trouble getting the camera to focus where I want… Continue reading The Rest of the Critters at Fort Whyte Alive

Muskrats

Muskrats are a North American rodent that spend most of their time in the water.  They are great swimmers and use their long tail to propel themselves through the water.  Their hind feet are also partially webbed.  I have seen Muskrats on occasion at Fort Whyte Alive, but saw 3 the last time I was… Continue reading Muskrats