Tag: prairies

beauty of open space

The question is not what you look at, but what you see. – Thoreau I don’t understand people who don’t see the beauty of the prairies! So, if you’re not from here, and you happen to be driving through Saskatchewan on your summer vacation,… Continue Reading “beauty of open space”

sunrise on the prairies

In the last year, I’ve been lucky enough to experience some of the best scenery Western Canada has to offer.  From the Great Bear Rainforest off the west coast of Northern British Columbia, to the beaches of southern Vancouver Island, and Banff National Park… Continue Reading “sunrise on the prairies”

land of living skies

Land of Living Skies is the slogan that’s been on Saskatchewan license plates since 1998 and yesterday’s sky lived up to the name.  Yesterday’s photography excursion was cold and miserable, but really enjoyable at same time.  I knelt in that field of wheat for… Continue Reading “land of living skies”

Here Comes the Sun (again)

Here’s one more pic from Monday morning’s sunrise…

side of the road

Some lyrics from one of my favourite songs, “Side of the Road” by one of my favourite bands, Blue Rodeo…and because the pictures remind me of my summer job in university spent walking through farmers’ fields doing a corrosion survey of a pipeline. I… Continue Reading “side of the road”

a walk around Wascana Lake

For a flat prairie city, plunked in the middle of nowhere, Regina is actually a very pretty city. When I moved here many years ago I certainly didn’t think it was, and didn’t plan to stay very long, but this is my home now.… Continue Reading “a walk around Wascana Lake”

Wooly Bully

Most of my Saturday was spent south of the city taking pictures in the country, on a very hot day (about 35 degrees), starting at about noon til 8pm.  This fine specimen seemed like he wanted to model for me (I was across the… Continue Reading “Wooly Bully”

prairie meets the sky

I love the mountains, but the prairies are beautiful, too. A lot of people passing through the province on the TransCanada Highway think there is nothing to see, but how can you not love the wide open spaces, fields upon fields, and endless skies?

a beautiful summer weekend

The weather was perfect this weekend.  It was cooler at the beginning of the week and I wore long pants to work and even uttered the word fall a few times, but thank goodness summer has returned.  These are a few pics from this… Continue Reading “a beautiful summer weekend”