A Walk Around Kildonan Park

On my drive out to Lockport the other day, I saw a hot air balloon floating in the sky. I remembered the day I finally had a ride in that balloon. I say finally – because it took several bookings before the weather was just right, but it was worth the wait. After that thought,… Continue reading A Walk Around Kildonan Park

Brisk Walk Along the Seine River

The moon was looking good when I went to bed last night – so I grabbed my camera to take a picture. I have to get back into the habit of early morning walks.  This was as good a time as any to get out there and walk today.  I just finished 3 weeks of… Continue reading Brisk Walk Along the Seine River

I am Home

Yesterday afternoon, I packed up my computers and brought them back home again.  I knew it would be a late night and I didn’t want to be doing this in the middle of the night.  So, I brought them back and got them hooked up before heading back to spend my last afternoon with Toby.… Continue reading I am Home

Up, Up and …

This morning I was booked for the hot air balloon ride with Sundance again. Last night when I phoned to check the status I was amazed when he said the flight was ON!  I am so used to hearing that the flight has been cancelled, that I had to phone back again to listen –… Continue reading Up, Up and …

Cancelled!

I was so excited about my hot air balloon ride scheduled for this morning – but they cancelled it last night based on the forecast.  The weather was looking fine, but the wind was predicted to be 25 km in the morning and for the rest of the day.  25 km is 13.5 knots and… Continue reading Cancelled!

Balloons Over Winnipeg

As well as not seeing much in the way of the ducks and geese along the Red River this  summer when Chester and I go for our walks, I also have hardly seen the hot air balloons that I normally see. I finally did see the usual CTV and Remax ballons the other day though. … Continue reading Balloons Over Winnipeg

Variety

What you see today, is what I saw When Chester and I walked today and that was variety!   It was 10C when we walked!  Wow – what a relief and it didn’t feel any cooler than yesterday’s 16C.  I know my friends in Africa would have coats on along with hot water bottles and blankets… Continue reading Variety