Photo Challenges Update

It has been so long since I’ve posted any of my photo challenges, that there are too many to include in my regular posts here, so this is an update of what I have posted for the last 3 weeks. Starting with day 42 of 365 photos, this will take us up to day 63.… Continue reading Photo Challenges Update

June 7 – Berg en Dal

Today was the day to meet Gerda, Janine and Christy at the Skukuza golf course restaurant for lunch. I met Janine last time I was here 5 years ago, but although I’ve known Gerda and Christy for many years, this was our first meeting. I had plenty of time to get there, but I left… Continue reading June 7 – Berg en Dal

Fun With Critters

Having a bunch (and a variety) of critters in the house can sometimes be entertaining.  Between my daughter and I, we have a fair number and variety of critters.  You are of course familiar with mine – Chester – the Irish Setter, Jewel – the African  Grey Parrot, Freddy – the Betta or Siamese Fighting… Continue reading Fun With Critters


Craven is the next cat on the list of 2 here.  He is probably about 8 – 9 years old.  As I mentioned in the post about Cyrus, I have enough trouble keeping track of my own pets’ ages.  He is younger than Cyrus though, but I can’t remember if he was here before Chester… Continue reading Craven


There are cats in my house again and rabbits too.  These critters belong to my daughter. Since nothing much is happening along the Red River – other than the ice and snow, I think I’ll take a couple of days to show the cats and rabbits here. Cyrus is first up, since he is the… Continue reading Cyrus

May 4th

Its an absolutely beautiful morning here today.  Right now it is just 9C, which feels good under the sun, but it is supposed to go up to 18C – which is tshirts and shorts season for sure. After walking the dogs along the Red River – didn’t see any ducks at all this morning  😦 … Continue reading May 4th