The Birds at Lockport

I took a drive to Lockport this morning to see how the ice was on the Red River at the locks today.  Not much ice around there, but some Gulls, Geese, Crow and a  Bald Eagle entertained me while I looked. First – a co-operative Gull posed for me – then a Crow flew overhead.… Continue reading The Birds at Lockport

Heading for Home

The trip to Vancouver was not a vacation, but I did extend it a bit to spend time with my daughter and it was also nice to see some friends and relatives at the funeral, who I don’t see often.  But early Thursday morning it was time to get on the plane and head for… Continue reading Heading for Home

A Walk with Angie & Emily

After I arrived at Vancouver Airport, I picked up my rental car, dug the GPS out of my bag and set it for Angie’s place.  Amazingly enough, I arrived at her place safe & sound without having to have made any detours or adjustments.  I think this may have been the first time that the… Continue reading A Walk with Angie & Emily

78 Days to Go!

Not that I’m counting or anything – but there are 78 days left before my trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa begins.  🙂 Most of the preparations were made well in advance, but there are a few things that I have to start thinking about now.  On Tuesday, I had my appointment with… Continue reading 78 Days to Go!

Flocks of Geese and Project Finished (Maybe)

This morning as I was sitting at my computer with my cup of coffee, I noticed (and heard) flocks of geese flying right by.  If I lived on the top floor, I’m sure that I could have almost touched them.  When they were still coming a few minutes later, I decided to take the camera… Continue reading Flocks of Geese and Project Finished (Maybe)

To Churchill and Home in a Day – Part 2

When we left off yesterday, we were just getting ready to set out in the tundra buggy.  It soon became very apparent why rule #1 was that everyone must be sitting while we moved.  The trails that we drove on had rocks and holes and stretches of water where we could not even see what… Continue reading To Churchill and Home in a Day – Part 2

Churchill Adventure Begins

It hasn’t actually begun – but it is close now.  I am at a hotel near the airport in order to avoid having to get up at 4 am to head to the airport.  Instead I will rise at 5 am and get ready while waiting for my short ride to the airport with the… Continue reading Churchill Adventure Begins