Category Archives: nature

Grassi Lakes Trail | Canmore, Alberta

Last Friday we had a little extra time in the afternoon before meeting my husband’s family for a picnic dinner.  The mountains, trees and higher elevation were calling!  We were hesitant when it was so smokey in the Calgary area that it might be more extreme in the mountains but we took a chance.  It was […]

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Castle Butte Adventure

It’s hard to beat a warm, sunny Sunday afternoon with family and friends to go for a picnic and then hike around at Castle Butte!  It’s a beautiful place to explore and as someone else said and we agree, it never gets old!!  The rugged landscape in the Badlands is fascinating!  

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Prairie Crocuses

A sure sign of spring on the prairies!  Beautiful, delicate prairie crocuses that are the first plant to bloom.  I have seen some of these pretty violet colored flowers in vases this past week but hadn’t been out in a pasture to see some for myself yet.  So it was great when an offer came yesterday to be […]

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Our Farmstead Scene | New Animals

We’ve been talking and planning for a while about raising some lambs.  Our adventure into sheep started on the weekend with 6 ewes and their adorable lambs, of which 8 are twins.  I was bursting with excitement as we worked with the couple we love dearly and are in their 80’s to get our animals ready […]

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