Canada 150 – My Beautiful Country

Summer in Canada to me means going somewhere and seeing some of my beautiful country.  Canada is such a wonderfully diverse country and I appreciate it all…prairies, mountains, ocean, and our cities, too. I’ve only been as far east as Quebec City, and would love to see the east coast of Canada someday. Summer Solstice, […]

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into the storm

What a summer it’s been for storms on the prairies!  Here’s a shot of storm clouds from the side of the road near Gull Lake, Saskatchewan on Saturday morning.

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go!

“It’s opener, out there, in the wide, open air.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Whether by plane.. or by train… Maybe by boat… But very likely by car… Whatever direction you choose… Just go somewhere this summer! (All this to say I’m looking forward to camping in Jasper very soon!)

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to the mountains

Three more sleeps until vacation time!  I can’t wait.  I didn’t take as much time off this summer as I normally would for a variety of reasons and I’m ready for a change of scenery.  I have my books picked out, I have some new music and made some new playlists (I’m big on playlists) […]

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clark’s nutcracker

According to the Jasper guidebook I had handy on the trip, this is a Clark’s Nutcracker.  These were taken at the Endless Chain mountain road side pull-out on the Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Banff. I really wanted to see mountain goats on this trip, but they proved elusive. I settled for buying an art […]

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bears

The sign that greets campers at one of the campgrounds in Jasper National Park. One road side bear sighting so far – I’ll post the pics when I get home.

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off to the mountains

Two days of work and then I’m off to the mountains…not the mountains in this picture just outside of Banff…but close.  Not sure if I’ll be posting anything while I’m away, maybe the odd pic from my phone.  Thank you for your visits so far, hopefully I’ll have lots of interesting pics to post when […]

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