Showing posts from March, 2018

Easter Sunday

Hi friends and fellow bloggers, Just popping in to wish you all a blessed Easter Sunday. May peace rule in your hearts and lives today and always. See you soon.

An Unexpected Pause

Hello friends and fellow bloggers, I'm just popping in to let you know that I will be taking a hiatus from blogging. Some of you might be wondering what happened to me as I haven't posted in over a week and left few comments in the blogosphere. Unexpectedly and rather suddenly I got some kind of bug just over  a week ago. Recovery is very slow and I really am not up to being on line much. I will be back when I'm feeling much better. In the meantime, I hope you are enjoying the changing season wherever you live. Here at home it is overcast today and quite dull.

The First Signs of Spring

The cherry blossoms are just starting to come out on one tree near my place.  No signs of blossoms are yet visible in most of the other trees around where I live but it won't be long now.  I had to use my Android phone camera which doesn't take the best of photos. I couldn't help myself. I had to capture these blossoms because every year I anticipate the blossoms with eagerness and joy when I finally see them. I hope to share better photos soon. Happy Tuesday and happy week ahead. I'm linking up with Our World Tuesday this week. Thanks for stopping by!

Pastel Sky & Few Critters

I was fortunate to be able to capture some beautiful colour in the sky earlier this week.  The first three photos were taken from my home. The photo below was taken on the highway between the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia in the Rocky Mountains during one of my travels to northern Alberta. The next few photos were taken on my balcony on a hot summer day. I discovered a beetle which at first I thought was dead in the bird bath. But upon closer inspection it was alive. Do you see what appears to be an air bubble over it's head (3rd photo in the beetle series). I emptied the bird bath into the garden as it needed refreshing and the beetle was able to recover. This little exotic bird and flowers were photographed at the Bloedel Conservatory. I'm afraid I can no longer recall the names of either but some of you might know. If you do know could you leave a comment with your knowledge? I'm linking up with

Trendy Saturday Night Out

The area where I live has become a trendy hot spot for dining and drinking. People come from quite far to partake in one of the many busy restaurants and/or the multitude of craft beer places in the general neighbourhood.  The craft beer places are in the same general neighbourhood but on the way to the city. I am travelling in the opposite direction to the southern edge of the part of town known as Mount Pleasant and on the fringes of the area known as Riley Park. This is where there are many coffee shops, dessert places, boutique shops and a plethora of eateries.  I'll share some of them with you in this post. These are only a fraction of those that are available on this busy street called Main Street. Main Street is the centre street in the city. If you go west of Main Street you are in the western part of town and if you go east you are in the eastern part of the city. I was surprised to see just how busy it has become. Years ago when I first lived in the area (multiple ho

Day & Night

These photos were taken earlier this week on a beautiful sunny day after the snow melted.  The evening photos were taken last week between snowstorms.    These lion photos are from my archives.  I just love the face on the male lion. Most of the photos of lions I have are from the wild in Kenya but these ones were taken at an animal zoo. Thank you for stopping by. I'm linking up with Friday Foto Friends Skywatch Friday  and Saturday's Critters