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)
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
After seeing the White-tailed Deer outside my apartment window all summer and fall, I was disappointed to realize that they would be hidden for most of the winter. My walks along the Seine River did not help me locate them – until today. 🙂 While walking along the trail on the opposite side of the… Continue reading Walking with the Deer
Christmas and New Year’s Day have come and gone and here we are in 2018. I wonder how long it will take before I stop writing 2017. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and has started 2018 safe and happy. I am currently house and dog sitting my buddy Toby, who belongs to… Continue reading Catching Up
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
After what seems like a very long time – the sky is blue and the sun is actually shining today. I decided to take my camera on my morning walk along the Seine River. It was about -9C with the sun just coming up and amazingly enough – there was no wind. There was a… Continue reading Sunshine!
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