assiniboine river

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. (more…)

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

 

 

 

12 Days of Styxx, 2018 Edition: Day 4

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

Taking a break on a very hot day in Assiniboine Park, June 10, 2018.

 

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