Archive for June, 2007

We spent the day at the Red River Ex with the boys. Stewart did some of the major rides and Patrick generally just watched from the sidelines. They both took a “Monster Truck” ride – so they could say they did. We treated ourselves to the traditional menu of mini-donuts and pizza by the slice […]

Family Hike


We did a family hike to a stream a 1/4 kilometer west of our place to collect some aquatic plants for my parent’s pond. The stream had changed substantially from the last time I was there between some really wet years and beaver damming in the interim it has a much wider stream flat in […]

The boys and I helped with a 4H canteen at a local farm auction this weekend. Actually the boys did the canteen and I just took pictures. I was able to take lots of pictures and try out my new lens. After showing my photos to the auction company they asked if I would like […]

Seven Wonders


I’ve been following the CBC 7 wonders of Canada. The winners were Niagara Falls, Prairie Skies, Pier 21, Rockies, Old Quebec, Igloo and Canoe. Except for the Igloo I’ve been in all the selections. If a quinzee would count the same as an igloo I would have made all 7 – oh well another “life […]