Tag: Saskatchewan

Plethora of Pelicans

I had no idea there were so many pelicans in Wascana Park… The pictures above were taken a couple of weeks ago, so then I had to go into my photo library and have a look at the other pelican pictures I’ve taken, mostly… Continue Reading “Plethora of Pelicans”

Canada 150 – wide open spaces

I grew up in a house with a field just beyond our backyard, in a town that was seemingly plunked down in the middle of nowhere. It was surrounded by fields, and in one direction, beyond the fields were the Great Sandhills.  I can… Continue Reading “Canada 150 – wide open spaces”

early spring on the prairies

“Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie; the clouds were like light piles of cotton; and where the blue sky was visible, it wore a hazy and languid aspect.” -Francis Parkman   A quick break from New Orleans pics…this… Continue Reading “early spring on the prairies”

moon on Victoria Avenue on a Tuesday night

Blessed Sacrament Church

I’m not a religious person, but I like to take pictures of churches.  Blessed Sacrament is Regina’s second oldest church still in use (built in 1905), although it’s currently closed for renovations.

The Honouring Tree

The Honouring Tree was installed in Wascana Centre on August 31, 2011, and I have to admit for all the many, many times I’ve walked around the lake since then, this fall was the first time I noticed it. It was a project initiated… Continue Reading “The Honouring Tree”

Wascana Park Benches

Fog on Monday morning made for mysterious, moody scenes in Wascana Park…fitting for the week of Halloween.

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”

conserve water

This may not be a common sight in Regina for the next little while since we’re being asked to conserve water because of a water quality issue. The first call to conserve water went out on Monday (I took this pic on Sunday!) and… Continue Reading “conserve water”

cherry blossoms on a beautiful May weekend

That is one good thing about this world…there are always sure to be more springs -L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea I love summer, but spring is my favourite time of the year…specifically, late spring when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom…