A Fort Whyte Alive Morning Walk

We’ve been having some pretty chilly days lately with temperatures close to -30C and with wind chill values well into the -30’s. This morning it was a balmy -24C with the wind chills still in the -20’s, very little wind and bright sunny skies. So, I headed over to Fort Whyte Alive for a walk.… Continue reading A Fort Whyte Alive Morning Walk

A Drive Through Assiniboine Park

The Assiniboine Park Zoo is currently closed for a few days so they can do some maintenance and deep cleaning of areas that they must do when the public is not around. They always accomplish a lot during these 5 days, but I probably would have walked around the zoo instead of just driving through… Continue reading A Drive Through Assiniboine Park

A Sunny Cold Morning Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

It has been about a month and a half since I’ve been to Fort Whyte Alive. Although it was a chilly morning with a temperature of -28C and a windchill in the -30’s I decided it was time to head over there. I didn’t stay long though. I only walked the smaller side where the… Continue reading A Sunny Cold Morning Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Short Walk after Temperature Drop

Yesterday we had a mild December temperature of -4C and this morning it was -25C when I went out to get some groceries. I hadn’t checked the temperature before leaving my apartment, so just had my fleece on as my jacket. I had to scrape ice and snow off the car – but got my… Continue reading Short Walk after Temperature Drop

Revisiting Assiniboine Forest

The original plan for my next visit to Assiniboine Forest was to go much earlier in the morning – but that didn’t happen. A few days ago I ordered a Poinsettia from Shermerdine and it was ready this morning – so I went there first. I was amazed at how beautiful this was since I… Continue reading Revisiting Assiniboine Forest

A Chilly, Windy Stroll in Assiniboine Forest

The temperature was -7C, it was quite windy and a few flakes of snow were falling when I headed out for a walk. I decided on Assiniboine Forest, thinking the wind wouldn’t be too bad in the trees. It has been many, many years since I have walked here and back then it was just… Continue reading A Chilly, Windy Stroll in Assiniboine Forest

It is Officially COLD here

Five years ago when I wrote the stories about driving to Texas to get away from the cold temperatures here, it wasn’t even as cold as it is now. I thought the -23C with a windchill of -30C was cold though. This year at about the same time, we have been getting several extreme cold… Continue reading It is Officially COLD here