Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading for Home – Day 1 & 2

I had not planned on heading for home for a few more days and today was supposed to be the day I went to Vancouver Island to spend a couple of days with my brother Doug and his wife Erin. But, when driving through the mountains on the way west, I noticed a sign that… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading for Home – Day 1 & 2

Day 12 – Jasper to Banff

Another beautiful morning and there was no frost on my car windows.  🙂  I took a picture of the mountains from my room in the dark before heading over for breakfast.  Mountains are beautiful even in the dark. For breakfast this morning I had banana bread french toast and it was delicious.  I didn’t stop… Continue reading Day 12 – Jasper to Banff

Day 11 – Jasper

I’m back in Alberta and have frost on my windshield again!  As far as I know, Manitoba hasn’t had frost yet. Of course, I don’t know – but feel the need to complain!  🙂 Once the frost was removed, it turned out to be an absolutely beautiful day here in Jasper. I had breakfast at… Continue reading Day 11 – Jasper

Day 10 – Port Coquitlam to Jasper

I got off to an early start on a cloudy, but dry morning today.  Driving east instead of west, means that I get to look right at the bright sun in the early morning instead of afternoon, but I got lucky to have the clouds with me until almost noon.  Then the sun came out… Continue reading Day 10 – Port Coquitlam to Jasper

The Blood Test

The dreaded blood test is set for tomorrow morning.  I have to fast from now until after the test in 12 hours.  Luckily I will be sleeping for several of those hours, but the last 2 before the test will be a challenge. I’ll give a report on the whole episode tomorrow – I am… Continue reading The Blood Test

I’m Out of Here

It is now February and is time for the minus thirties stuff to end!  I woke up to -31C with a windchill of -43C. There is no way Chester and I will be getting our walk in this morning when it is this cold.  😦 Maybe we should load up the car and just start… Continue reading I’m Out of Here