It is Officially COLD here

Five years ago when I wrote the stories about driving to Texas to get away from the cold temperatures here, it wasn’t even as cold as it is now. I thought the -23C with a windchill of -30C was cold though. This year at about the same time, we have been getting several extreme cold… Continue reading It is Officially COLD here

Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

I haven’t featured St. Peanut here in ages, since I don’t feed the birds in the summer when natural food is abundant. My little feeder has been out for a couple of weeks now and I’ve got several Chickadees visiting so I sat at the window for just a few minutes and ended up with… Continue reading Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

Photo Challenges Update

It has been so long since I’ve posted any of my photo challenges, that there are too many to include in my regular posts here, so this is an update of what I have posted for the last 3 weeks. Starting with day 42 of 365 photos, this will take us up to day 63.… Continue reading Photo Challenges Update

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

My Chickadee Buddy – St. Peanut (and friends)

Earlier this month when I went house/dog sitting for a few day, I left plenty of food in the bird feeder to keep the Chickadees well fed while I was gone.  I hoped there was enough food anyway because the House Sparrows could have come for a feast also. When I returned I was surprised… Continue reading My Chickadee Buddy – St. Peanut (and friends)

Happy New Year

We are ending 2017 with the coldest temperatures that we have seen in many, many years and starting 2018 with the same very cold temperatures.  With the windchill (and luckily there isn’t much wind) we are around -40C and if you have temperatures in Fahrenheit it is still -40F. For a couple of days in… Continue reading Happy New Year

Random Thoughts

Welcome to December.  It is hard to believe that we have reached the last month of another year and that next month will be 2018.  Time flies when you’re having fun. Every Saturday, I have breakfast at the Red Top Restaurant, which is very close to where my old house was.  It used to be… Continue reading Random Thoughts

Another Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

There is no doubt that I am going to miss this little guy when I move next week, so when St. Peanut decided to spend a few minutes here with a friend yesterday afternoon and again this morning, I took lots of pictures. Many of the pictures are far from perfect, since he continues to challenge… Continue reading Another Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

St. Peanut is an adorable little Chickadee who has been coming to help himself to the food that I have been putting out on my balcony for him for the last few weeks. He doesn’t make it easy for me to get pictures because he doesn’t stop moving long enough to zoom and focus, but… Continue reading Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

Here I Go Again

It seems like I am now re-entering the No Fixed Address (NFA) part of my life again.  This is my 2nd time doing this since I moved 3 times in 2 years, way back in my younger days. Last year I sold my house after 33 years of home ownership and moved into an apartment. … Continue reading Here I Go Again