It was a sunny, but chilly day this morning when I decided to drive out to Birds Hill Park, which is just north of the city. It is free entry into Provincial Parks in February so it seemed like a good day to go. I realized that I wasn’t dressed warm enough to go on… Continue reading A Drive through Birds Hill Park
Thursday was a beautiful day here with the sun shining and the temperatures around the 0C mark. Generally the weather in January is more in the -30C to -40C and I only go outside when necessary. I have to take advantage of the nice weather, and where better to go than Fort Whyte Alive in… Continue reading Nice Day for a Walk
After seeing the White-tailed Deer outside my apartment window all summer and fall, I was disappointed to realize that they would be hidden for most of the winter. My walks along the Seine River did not help me locate them – until today. 🙂 While walking along the trail on the opposite side of the… Continue reading Walking with the Deer
After what seems like a very long time – the sky is blue and the sun is actually shining today. I decided to take my camera on my morning walk along the Seine River. It was about -9C with the sun just coming up and amazingly enough – there was no wind. There was a… Continue reading Sunshine!
Saturday morning is breakfast time at the Red Top Restaurant for me and has been for years. This morning I headed out the door a few minutes early because snow had been falling and I would have to clean the car off before heading out. I started the car, got the brush out and cleaned… Continue reading Ooops and Fort Whyte Alive
Of course, I am referring to the Assiniboine Park Zoo here in Winnipeg, where I volunteer for a three hour shift once or twice a week. During that time we move to different locations so that each shift is spent in 3 different areas. This way we see most of the zoo in the time… Continue reading Three Hours at the Zoo
I didn’t really go to Fort Whyte prepared this morning (meaning I did not have my good camera with me), but I went anyway. I always have my phone and my little pocket Nikon and I was out already after having my regular Saturday morning breakfast at the Red Top and a visit with my… Continue reading Fort Whyte Alive Walk