Chimney Swifts in My Neighbourhood

I love birds, but until recently Chimney Swifts were unknown to me. Last year the Assiniboine Park Zoo, added a chimney on their property that had been used by Chimney Swifts, but I think the building it was on was being demolished. This chimney is not at an easy to see location, and I would… Continue reading Chimney Swifts in My Neighbourhood

Adventures in Dog/Cat/House Sitting – part 3

This post will end this adventure and is pretty much all photos. First the cats! And now the Dogs And then the cats again. First, checking out the ice cubes I put in the water dish and ending with some play fighting on the table. I had a fun 3 weeks with these 4 boys.

Adventures in Dog/Cat/House Sitting – part 2

As I mentioned yesterday, the dogs and I head out on at least one walk each day. Some days, we go around turns and down streets and I often let the dogs pick the route. I enjoy the scenery and the different streets we travel on, but photo taking opportunities are not as good as… Continue reading Adventures in Dog/Cat/House Sitting – part 2

Adventures in Dog/Cat/House Sitting – part 1

My love of critters of all kinds combined with my lack of finances to live where I can actually have my own pets any longer, has lead me to looking after other people’s pets while they are away from home. This is the perfect solution, allowing me to spend time with critters without the expense… Continue reading Adventures in Dog/Cat/House Sitting – part 1

Oak Hammock Marsh in April

Spring is here – the snow is gone and the birds are back in town. Well – Oak Hammock Marsh isn’t actually “in” town, but it is north of town and many of the birds flew right over. Many of them may have even stopped for a rest on the rivers or little lakes in… Continue reading Oak Hammock Marsh in April

The Move

Well, I have moved again. It is almost time to use No Fixed Address (NFA) to locate me – LOL. I went from living in my own home for over 30 years to 3 moves in the last 3 years. I started packing early for the move, since I would be away from home while… Continue reading The Move

Bird Sitting

Meet my two new buddies – Eva and Thomas, the Cockatiels. Guess I can’t really say they are my buddies yet, but this is only day 2 with them and we are getting there. Eva is pretty trusting and she will get on my hand and then head for my shoulder. Thomas did get on… Continue reading Bird Sitting