Three Hours at the Zoo

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

A Couple of Days

Late one afternoon a couple of days ago, some of the Whitetail Deer that are around my apartment building came and spent some time in the field outside my window.  The young ones are hard to tell from the adults now, but it looks like the Moms are still a bit taller – although not… Continue reading A Couple of Days

A Day in the Life

Currently I have a few things going on and some of them I haven’t mentioned here. So, right now, I am house/dog/fish sitting.   I am also visiting with my Mother, who is currently in the hospital after falling and breaking her shoulder about a week and a half ago.  I also volunteer at the Assiniboine… Continue reading A Day in the Life

Time for an Update

There have been a few things happening since I returned home from my vacation in Kruger National Park, but other than my walks and sightings from my apartment windows – nothing much to report.  So, I thought I would sum up some things all in one post. Shortly before leaving on my vacation, I had… Continue reading Time for an Update

Polar Bears

It was a chilly morning for a walk (-18C), but it was sunny and not much wind, so I headed over to the Assiniboine Park Zoo.  Many of the critters enjoy the cold weather and are more active than they are during the summer, when it is more comfortable for us humans. I got pictures… Continue reading Polar Bears

Assiniboine Park Zoo – January

I am usually a fair-weather visitor to our zoo, but decided that it would be nice to see some of the critters out in the snow.  After all, we have many critters that thrive in winter conditions and I hoped they wouldn’t all be sleeping as they often are in the summer.  The temperature wasn’t… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Zoo – January

Assinibone Park Zoo & More Updates

It was a beautiful day yesterday and it has been awhile since I’ve taken a trip to the Assiniboine Park Zoo – so away I went.  I just brought my little camera with me, since it it always in my purse, and I wasn’t planning on taking many pictures – but I did take a… Continue reading Assinibone Park Zoo & More Updates