English Garden/Leo Mol in Assiniboine Park

The last few weeks, people have been posting pictures in a Manitoba Bird page on FaceBook that I follow.  They indicate they are finding Indigo Buntings in the English Garden in Assiniboine Park.  I have never seen one of these birds and decided to head there with my camera and see if I could find… Continue reading English Garden/Leo Mol in Assiniboine Park

Catching Up

Christmas and New Year’s Day have come and gone and here we are in 2018.  I wonder how long it will take before I stop writing 2017.  I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and has started 2018 safe and happy. I am currently house and dog sitting my buddy Toby, who belongs to… Continue reading Catching Up

A Walk in the Park

On the way to visit my Mom in the hospital the other day, I decided to park my car in Assiniboine Park and walk from there, with my trusty little camera in my hand.  This is the same park as the English Gardens – just a different area of it. A nice leaf covered path… Continue reading A Walk in the Park

English Garden – Assiniboine Park

Every morning I head over to the hospital to visit with my mother who is recovering from her broken shoulder after a fall in August.  Today, my brother Doug and his wife Erin from B.C. were going to be visiting with her at lunch time and I decided I would return to have lunch with… Continue reading English Garden – Assiniboine Park

Moving On

Not today, but tomorrow, I’ll be moving back to my apartment.  The last 3 weeks have been fun and I’ll miss having a dog when I am living on my own again. I have posted most of the pictures I took of my 3 weeks with Toby on my FaceBook page, but I did save… Continue reading Moving On

Introducing Toby

He is not mine and I am only living at his place for 3 weeks, but for the next 3 weeks, you just might be seeing some Toby stories here.  Toby is a 15 month old Chocolate Labrador, and is quite a big guy at 120 lbs. I am dog/house sitting and along with Toby,… Continue reading Introducing Toby

Assiniboine Park Conservatory

On the same day that I went to Fort Whyte Alive and saw the adorable fawns, I also went to the Conservatory at Assiniboine Park.  I still had time to kill before the volunteer event at the zoo there. The Conservatory is such a nice place to spend some time – the air is fresh,… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Conservatory