Three Hours at the Zoo

Of course, I am referring to the Assiniboine Park Zoo here in Winnipeg, where I volunteer for a three hour shift once or twice a week.  During that time we move to different locations so that each shift is spent in 3 different areas.  This way we see most of the zoo in the time… Continue reading Three Hours at the Zoo

Fort Whyte Alive Walk

I didn’t really go to Fort Whyte prepared this morning (meaning I did not have my good camera with me), but I went anyway.  I always have my phone and my little pocket Nikon and I was out already after having my regular Saturday morning breakfast at the Red Top and a visit with my… Continue reading Fort Whyte Alive Walk

Quiet Morning Walk

Although I often show pictures of this walk along the Seine River, I do walk if very often without my camera.  I decided to bring the camera on a snowy morning walk this morning. I haven’t seen any of the White-tail Deer that I watched all summer long and decided to see if I could… Continue reading Quiet Morning Walk

Snowy Day Thoughts

It is snowing. The sun is not shining. It is not cold (-6C really isn’t cold). Enough thinking for one day.  Let’s look at the pictures I took instead.  🙂 My view through the window at night (when it just started snowing) A similar view this morning (still snowing). No one is sitting on the… Continue reading Snowy Day Thoughts

Chickadees Found Me

If you’ve been with me for awhile, you’ll know that I made a  Chickadee friend at my last apartment, where I had a balcony to put food out for him.  He was affectionately called St. Peanut because in one of his first pictures  his head was bowed in front of a peanut. I don’t have… Continue reading Chickadees Found Me

Back to RMNP – Heading Home

Well – the forecast was right and I found that the cars were covered in snow in the morning.  After brushing it off and warming the car up a bit, I decided to go to McDonalds for breakfast and wait for the sun to make things a bit brighter for travel.  The snow was still… Continue reading Back to RMNP – Heading Home

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