Category Archives: Lakes

The Difference a Week Makes

A week ago, our lake looked like this. We had just had an April snowstorm, and the ice was starting to melt at  the edge of the lake.

Now the lake looks like this. The ice has become very slushy, and is at one end of the lake.

My husband decided to take his old boat out and see what the ice was like.

You can see his venture into the ice in this picture.


Lake Minnewanka

I’m still going through photos from our trip to Banff this past summer. When we finished the trip to Mount Norquay, we visited Lake Minnewanka.

This is a very beautiful lake and would be good to revisit. It is 21 km long, so we only saw one very small part. They have boat cruises going out during the summer – this will have to be on our bucket list if/when we visit the area again.

Our First Snowfall of the Year

One of my favourite times of the year is the first snowfall. It doesn’t always come when we expect it, and often catches some of us before we have everything done for the winter.  I enjoy seeing the lake still open, the loons on the lake, and the snow along the shore and on the trees.

My geraniums might have been shocked by the snow this morning.
We’ve had a beautiful fall – the leaves still look good in places.
Some people don’t have their docks in yet.






Autumn Scenes

Due to family circumstances, I have not had time to add posts here for awhile. These pictures are being added especially for my neighbour who would like to see some new photos. So … enjoy, dear Pat!

West Guilford – Green Lake Road
Pine Lake, West Guilford
West Guilford – Green Lake Road
Grass Lake, West Guilford
West Guilford – Nila Road, Pine Lake
West Guilford – Nila Road, Pine Lake
West Guilford – Green Lake Road

Moraine Lake

 Before going to Lake Louise, we decided to make a trip to Moraine Lake since it was so close. The colour of the lake is an amazing blue-green colour.


I was amazed at how many people were there. We were told to make sure we got there before 10:00 in the morning so that we could get a good parking spot. It was still very difficult to find a parking spot.


The lake was so clear that it made this canoe look like it was balancing on the log.


What gorgeous views around the lake. It was hard to find a spot to take photos without people being in them.


This is the other end of the lake. On the hill in the distance you can see a lot of people.


Apparently this is the best place to get a picture of Moraine Lake.