A Little Taste Of Winter

Winter. It is ending.

Just yesterday, walking down the riverside walk, as it passes through the The Forks, I found this sad reminder that winter is passing its baton onto spring. Trapped in the exchange are these few remaining blocks of bluish ice set on a barely frozen Assiniboine River.

Just last week, I walked comfortably around these blocks, down a river-top path at the centre of the river. In February I likely sat on one of these blocks. Then, they were furniture set out at the centre of a winter palace. Continue reading

12 Days of Styxx, 2018 Edition: Day 7

Welcome to a year in the life of our greyhound/lurcher Styxx, compressed into twelve daily posts leading up to Christmas.

Styxx takes a walk through the gardens of Camp Morton, Manitoba, August 16, 2018

August

 

 

 

12 Days of Styxx, 2018 Edition: Day 6

Welcome to a year in the life of our greyhound/lurcher Styxx, compressed into twelve daily posts leading up to Christmas.

Happy 11th birthday Styxx! Styxx is a rescue dog. We have no records, no way of knowing his exact age, much less his birth date. Vets suggest 11 years old to be a good guess. Gail selected today, July 4, as a good birthday for a dog that lived in the United States prior to arriving at his forever home in Winnipeg.

July

 

 

 

12 Days of Styxx, 2018 Edition: Day 5

Welcome to a year in the life of our greyhound/lurcher Styxx, compressed into twelve daily posts leading up to Christmas.

Gail and Styxx walk the shoreline of Lake Winnipeg near Winnipeg Beach, June 13, 2018.

Navigating Hope