A Quicker trip to Riding Mountain than planned

The trip started out nice & early as usual and I was in Portage la Prairie for the sunrise. All was going fine until I slowed down for a town on the highway and the car started making an annoying noise. As I past the town and sped up again, the noise disappeared. Then I… Continue reading A Quicker trip to Riding Mountain than planned

What – Another Move???

As many of you know, I lived in my little old house for 33 years. I sold it when I retired, since I wouldn’t be able to afford the upkeep on it with just my pensions. It was a very old house (built in 1900). I am currently in my 3rd apartment in the 4… Continue reading What – Another Move???

A Hot Summer Morning at Fort Whyte Alive

I had planned on heading out to either the Whiteshell Provincial Park or Grand Beach Provincial Park today, to spend some time with my feet in a lake. Unfortunately, rain was in the forecast, so I decided to hang out in Winnipeg and headed to Fort Whyte Alive. All signs of rain left and it… Continue reading A Hot Summer Morning at Fort Whyte Alive

It is Coconut Time

Anyone who has been reading my blog for awhile should be familiar with Coconut. He is a little Bichon Frise that I sometimes stay with while his family is out of town. Warning – very cute photos ahead. 🙂 I’ve never been known to ignore other photography possibilities, so I quickly moved on to a… Continue reading It is Coconut Time

Oak Hammock Marsh in April

Spring is here – the snow is gone and the birds are back in town. Well – Oak Hammock Marsh isn’t actually “in” town, but it is north of town and many of the birds flew right over. Many of them may have even stopped for a rest on the rivers or little lakes in… Continue reading Oak Hammock Marsh in April

Day 2 continued – Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17

When the Moose had moved on, I said good-bye to Anne and continued towards the Bison enclosure.  I was looking at the beautiful fall colours as I entered and after going around a bend in the road, it was suddenly foggy.  The tall grasses were interesting in the fog with the frost still on them… Continue reading Day 2 continued – Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17

A Walk in the Spring Time

I am getting tired of packing and since it is a beautiful morning, I thought it was a good time to take my walk along the trail behind my complex that runs along the Seine River again. I did find a couple of patches of green, but otherwise, it is mostly various shades of brown.… Continue reading A Walk in the Spring Time

A Walk in the Rain

I had most of the day on my own Wednesday, since Angie had to work.  She gave me directions to a good place to walk so that was the plan.  It was pretty wet, but not raining when I woke up, so I headed out after breakfast. Of course, it started to rain within a… Continue reading A Walk in the Rain

A Walk with Angie & Emily

After I arrived at Vancouver Airport, I picked up my rental car, dug the GPS out of my bag and set it for Angie’s place.  Amazingly enough, I arrived at her place safe & sound without having to have made any detours or adjustments.  I think this may have been the first time that the… Continue reading A Walk with Angie & Emily

Day 7 – Fanny Bay

The day started out cool and cloudy with a threat of rain, but turned out to be not too bad for doing some walking – so we took a couple of walking trips. First up was a trail that starts just inside Doug and Erin’s back yard and goes right to the water at Fanny… Continue reading Day 7 – Fanny Bay