Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, Part 2

We still had the afternoon left after finishing the Capilano Swinging Bridge walk, and Angie mentioned that there is an indoor conservatory combined with an aviary that she though we should take a look at. Birds and plants are high on my list of favourite things – so of course I agreed to this suggestion… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, Part 2

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

My First Rose

My poor rose has had a pretty rough journey this year, starting with the worms eating the leaves as they came out, back at the house. I hadn’t planned on digging it up and moving it with me until then, but I now thought it would be better off in  a pot on a balcony… Continue reading My First Rose

The Flowers

The other day when I showed some of my Iris flowers, these tall ones only had one or 2 flowers, but today the rest have all opened.  What is really amazing is that after all the wind and rain yesterday – they are pretty much all standing.  There is one off to the right that… Continue reading The Flowers