Blustery Day

I was scheduled for a volunteer shift at the Assiniboine Park Zoo this morning and a little bit of wind and snow wasn’t going to stop me.  🙂 It turned out to be one of those days when there were more volunteers than visitors. The temperature wasn’t too bad, but combined with the wind and… Continue reading Blustery Day

Photo Challenges

For a year starting around the end of 2016, I participated in a photo a day challenge.  It was fun, so I decided to repeat it, this time starting on January 1st, so there was a more distinct start and end to the year.  I am not repeating the pictures – just the challenge, which… Continue reading Photo Challenges

Chilly Day at the Zoo

We were spoiled with a few warmer than usual temperatures earlier this week and the sudden drop in temperature along with a higher wind and snow sure hit hard this morning.  But, I was scheduled to be volunteering at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, and that is where I was going. I bundled up and headed… Continue reading Chilly Day at the Zoo

Three Hours at the Zoo

Of course, I am referring to the Assiniboine Park Zoo here in Winnipeg, where I volunteer for a three hour shift once or twice a week.  During that time we move to different locations so that each shift is spent in 3 different areas.  This way we see most of the zoo in the time… Continue reading Three Hours at the Zoo

Polar Bears

It was a chilly morning for a walk (-18C), but it was sunny and not much wind, so I headed over to the Assiniboine Park Zoo.  Many of the critters enjoy the cold weather and are more active than they are during the summer, when it is more comfortable for us humans. I got pictures… Continue reading Polar Bears

A Different View of the Zoo

Today I decided to concentrate more on the buildings and the spaces at the Assiniboine Park Zoo instead of the critters.  Of course, some critters still managed to get into a few photos, but I got many photos without critters too.  🙂 We will start with the entrance.  If you click on the pictures, you… Continue reading A Different View of the Zoo

To Churchill and Home in a Day – Part 2

When we left off yesterday, we were just getting ready to set out in the tundra buggy.  It soon became very apparent why rule #1 was that everyone must be sitting while we moved.  The trails that we drove on had rocks and holes and stretches of water where we could not even see what… Continue reading To Churchill and Home in a Day – Part 2