Christmas in Review

All the hustle and bustle leading up to Christmas and suddenly its gone for another year.  It is boxing day here – so all the stores have sales now that will last for about a week. Angela and I had a very basic supper here – turkey, stuffing, potatoes with gravy, corn and peas.  Nothing… Continue reading Christmas in Review

Merry Christmas

Well, this is Christmas.  I hope everyone has a wonderful day! As usual on Christmas morning, I find myself parked in front of the computer, watching the cameras at Africam. Not too much happening there at this time, except for a herd of Impalas, peacefully grazing in front of the Nkorho Lodge. Oh, how I… Continue reading Merry Christmas

Its almost Christmas

Actually, in some places, it is Christmas now. It is bitterly cold here again -30C, luckily without much wind, but that is still too cold for my liking. I have a short day at work today – start a little later than normal and finish a bit earlier.   Some people are upset that we… Continue reading Its almost Christmas

Its a Dog Day

Today is pretty much devoted to Dakota and Chester.    🙂 After my workout at the Y and breakfast at the Red Top, the dogs and I plowed through the fresh snow and went for a walk.  The temperature is so much better than it has been for the last week so we had a nice… Continue reading Its a Dog Day

Dec 19 08 Thoughts

Well, my big plans on planting that seed paper didn’t work out yesterday.  Silly me thought the snow would melt in a couple of hours and it would only take maybe a couple more hours for the dirt to thaw out. As you can see, there is still ice on the top of the dirt… Continue reading Dec 19 08 Thoughts

It is still COLD

The dogs and I have not been for a walk in about a week, so today we decided to be brave and face the cold to go out.  The temperature is supposed to be dropping all day, so we went early.  It was -26C with a windchill of -34C .  It was a quick walk… Continue reading It is still COLD


It is way toooo cold – way toooo soon this year.  It is not unusual for us to get -40 degree weather in January, but not in mid December!  OK, its not -40 actual degrees – it is -30 with a windchill of -40.  I am not even bothering to put the C or F… Continue reading COLD – COLD – COLD