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Wednesday, November 08, 2017      18 comments

After enjoying an incredibly mild autumn with well above temperatures, winter hit with a bang on Nov. 3, with a massive storm system dumping two days of snow throughout western Canada and some US states. After that the temperatures plummeted t... Read more
Beaver Bonanza Photos and Fall Color (video blog)
Sunday, October 22, 2017      20 comments

The beaver are really hungry and aggressively knocking down trees and storing food for the fast approaching winter. Mega chewing along the trails: ... Read more
Block Party, Halloween Deco
Monday, September 25, 2017      16 comments

It was a lovely weekend. The grey skies parted letting the warmth of the bright sun through. At our brief stop at the Word On The Street Festival, I listened to part of the wildlife vet's talk, as we were late, but it showed he has lead an int... Read more
Hike Photos & Wait
Friday, September 22, 2017      29 comments

Waiting for the caretaker and repairman to come fix my fridge. Water appeared again in my hallway. This time the caretaker pulled the fridge out and found water back there too. Incredible that much water coming from a frost free fridge!! Goo... Read more
News I Could Use From My Answering Machine.
Monday, September 18, 2017      21 comments

I was at Mom's during our bridge club's major regional bridge tournament that was being held as I had no partners for it and wasn't really interested in playing in it (its expensive). But I missed two calls, one from a regular partner who wante... Read more
10.5 Mile Day
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      18 comments

I did a morning workout, not knowing what the day would bring. The morning was lovely and cool. Then I saw the forecast. Starting Wednesday, the temperature was going to dramatically drop and there would be rain the next four days. I thought... Read more
Free Trip To The Football Game! Also Garden and Hike Photos.
Friday, September 08, 2017      19 comments

I had been to a live Canadian Football League game once before -but it was in their old stadium in pouring rain! In fact, lower areas were flooded trying to get in! But on this day, it was sunny, but with a brisk wind. The trip was spon... Read more
How Would You Prefer to Contact a Friend?
Friday, September 01, 2017      23 comments

A poll by a national polling center I belonged had these results: Call: 31% Text: 47% Send e-mail: 10% Use social media: 8% Meet Them In Person: 5% I prefer to meet them face to face. The world we live in has ... Read more
Saturday, August 26, 2017      27 comments

I can't believe I actually won something! I went way out of my comfort zone to go watch TV in a bar (because I don't have one) to see my Canadian Football League Saskatchewan Roughriders play. The team is in a rebuilding phase and hasn't won a... Read more
Farm Visit & Weave Poles Video (video blog)
Thursday, August 17, 2017      18 comments

My favorite event at the fair is the Superdogs and I just love it when they go through the weave poles. I spent a day at my sister's farm with my Dad, Mom and brother, first just relaxing: ... Read more
BC 4-Polo (video blog)
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      15 comments

Just outside of Kelowna, at the end of the airport, they developed a polo club. It was our first time seeing this sport of kings. It was a large area. They had a place for the horses to rest and feed: ... Read more
BC 3 Mission Creek Park
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      18 comments

I especially like sharing photos of green spaces. Nothing is more calming and relaxing than getting out in nature. This was our one and only trail we got to get on in our BC trip: ... Read more
BC Part 2
Monday, August 14, 2017      19 comments

In downtown Kelowna we saw these two incredible statues: I liked the way the cutouts in the statues depicted various animals: ... Read more
BC Trip Part 1
Sunday, August 13, 2017      18 comments

As our elderly father couldn't do much with his bad knees, my sister and I got out and walked the neighbourhood. This is a true suburb with no stores or services. If he wants groceries or gas he has to drive quite far to get them. The place w... Read more
It's Complicated
Thursday, August 10, 2017      23 comments

My Trip to BC was a spur of the moment decision by my sister to visit our elderly father. The plan was to drive back with him and visit her daughter along the way home. We had planned to spend two days in the hot springs. But sadly, our Fathe... Read more

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