A Little Walk

After a visit with my Mom in the hospital this morning and while my laundry was in the dryer, I decided I had time for a quick walk.   I had to be back before the dryer was finished, because someone had a load beside the washer waiting for me to get mine finished and into… Continue reading A Little Walk

Back to Fort Whyte Alive

There are 2 places that I love, but haven’t been to visit much this year.   My vacation in Kruger National Park took up plenty of time, along with my move and then my mother’s fall that broke her shoulder. One of the places is  Fort Whyte Alive – right in Winnipeg, which makes it quick… Continue reading Back to Fort Whyte Alive

A Breath of Fresh Air

We are in the midst of some very hot weather this week, but thankfully, it cools down beautifully at night.  The early mornings are gorgeous. Due to the heat, most people have their air conditioners going full blast and last night we had 4 power outages – one after the other.  Things would be coming… Continue reading A Breath of Fresh Air

Brisk Walk Along the Seine River

The moon was looking good when I went to bed last night – so I grabbed my camera to take a picture. I have to get back into the habit of early morning walks.  This was as good a time as any to get out there and walk today.  I just finished 3 weeks of… Continue reading Brisk Walk Along the Seine River

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

Ice and Waterfowl

The Red and Assiniboine Rivers in Winnipeg are moving the ice around and trying to get it out of town.  The Canada Geese and Mallard Ducks don’t seem to mind the ice cold water and swim happily in it. After breakfast I went over to The Forks, where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet to… Continue reading Ice and Waterfowl

The Forks – end of March

I decided to wander over to the Forks to see how spring is progressing there.  The snow is pretty much gone, but the ice still remains on both the rivers – obviously not strong enough for even the geese to walk on in places though. The ice hut made from blocks of ice taken from… Continue reading The Forks – end of March