Category Archives: Animals

Wildlife in our garden 2.


These are some more photos of the wildlife found in our garden. Woodpecker.

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Wildlife in our garden 1.


These are photos of some of the wildlife found in our garden. Sparrow in Winter.

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Boon-DOG-king.


We spent a few days boondocking at one of our favorite places near the  James River, in the Bearberry Valley, near Sundre, Alberta, Canada.

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Camping in Autumn.


We went random camping near Limestone Mountain and Limestone Creek near Sundre, Alberta for a few days again. We camped at the spot we call “A room with a view.”

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Erik loves snow.


There must be something down there… Erik is an Australian Cattle Dog (ACD) a.k.a. Blue Heeler. Bugging the hell out of Skokijan. Even Kris is getting it…. Playing with Kris. Eric.

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Tree Squirrels.


Sunbathing. “If a gray squirrel’s tail has stripes it means that the squirrel is still adolescent, adult gray squirrels don’t have stripes.” – Black mouth cur “Sciurus carolinensis, common name eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel depending on region, is … Continue reading

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Black Squirrels.


Two Black Tree squirrels have moved into our backyard, they are quite skittish and move very fast. The other  Brown Tree Squirrels are also still around. “Calgary is home to three species of tree squirrels, but it’s the Eastern Grey Squirrel that’s … Continue reading

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These photos of squirrels running along the fence, were taken in our backyard from our deck. “Sciurus carolinensis, common name eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel depending on region, is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus. It is native … Continue reading

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The Hunter’s cabin on wheels.


My husband recently went on a scouting trip in Southern Alberta with a friend, these are some of the photos he took. The rigged out, mobile hunting cabin. Now that is a fire pit that has seen many a good … Continue reading

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Kananaskis.


Friends of ours who we have known for almost 30 years,  originally also from South-Africa recently spent a few wonderful days with us in Calgary. They visited us before in 2010. We took them to see another part of  Kananaskis on … Continue reading

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