Last week there was a huge orchid exhibition/sale going on in the Assiniboine Conservatory. While everyone was posting his/her pictures of the orchids, I thought that posting even more of them at the same time would be kind of overkill.

Meet Gary, the laughing Orchid

So, if after a week the orchids have faded from our memories, it’s time to revive them a bit. Take a look inside…

Definitely no diesel. This weekend the World of Wheels car show was in Winnipeg. A good place to get some pictures and enjoy some of our somewhat modified automotive heritage.


Some cars were nearly originals from the ‘30s, others had a lot of modifications as to retain only the original idea of the car in question. Take a look inside…

Sometimes you just wish that you were some place else. Not that the current place is no good, but just for the change.

Thunder clouds

After a long hot summer, we want freshness, a cool breeze. After a long cold winter we want sunshine. And we do everything we can to get it, isn’t that so? Come on in to see what I found to change air …

Dripping water is a nuisance. Certainly if you want to sleep. It’s even more a nuisance when that water is dripping inside your kitchen cabinets, making sure you will never use that flour again.


Nor the sugar and the salt you had stored for later. Obviously you should have looked before it came to that, right? After that you may have some other ideas as to what to do with dripping water. Come on in and see.

In Winnipeg we have Grant Avenue, for which I have often thought that it was a bit peculiar that a Canadian city should have named a large avenue after a US president.

Cuthbert James Grant

I was wrong. Cuthbert James Grant was the person after whom was named this large avenue. So I went digging a bit further and came up with the following… Come on in.