Category: Flowers

raindrops

Finally….rain!!!! I snapped these pics about an hour ago after it had stopped raining. It was a pitiful rain, and I thought, “that’s it”?. We need a good long rain here, and now I’m typing this as a thunderstorm is brewing, and a steady…

Cherry Blossoms on a Sunday Afternoon

Healthy Mindset – Days 62-65 Things are really starting to bloom and grow here now, and a yearly rite of passage is photographing the cherry blossom collection in front of the Mackenzie Art Gallery. I’ve said it before, but my favourite part of Spring…

favourite weekend of the year

Healthy Mindset – Days 53-58 Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace. May Sarton The May long weekend is usually one of my…

Spring in Colour

Healthy Mindset – Days 47 – 49 This is my favourite time of the year, and I’m happy that despite the uncertainty that still surrounds us, the one thing we can count on is that Spring will come. (Although as I type this, it…

prairie crocus

Healthy Mindset – Days 41-43 The top three subjects on my Saskatchewan-related photography list are crocuses, owls, and foxes. Finally, yesterday, I photographed some crocuses! They are a sure sign of spring, only bloom for a very short period of time, and difficult to…

getting my hands dirty

Healthy Mindset – Day 12 It was 12 degrees (celsius) on the weekend, and in the sun, it felt more like 25 degrees. That got me dreaming of gardening. Once the warm weather hits, I predict gardening is going to replace bread baking as…

Regina Floral Conservatory

It’s about -25 today so it’s a great day to share some pics from the Glimpse of the Tropics display at the Regina Floral Conservatory.  It’s one of the hidden gems in Regina, and on Sunday afternoon it was full of people escaping another…

Walking Along the Seine

One of my favourite parts of Paris was being near the Seine River. After a long, cold winter, the real purpose of the trip was not to visit the museums, eat the food, and drink the wine (okay that was part of it, too!!),…

Regina Floral Conservatory

The best antidote for a cold winter’s day is a visit to the Regina Floral Conservatory.  Granted, Saturday was the first time I’ve ever been there, but for an hour it was easy to forget that it was the beginning of February and minus…

all these things…

“With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?” ― Oscar Wilde