Ducks!!

A few days ago I meet my family at a local park area as they wanted me to take their family picture for Christmas cards. We all meet in the parking lot and proceeded to walk down by the pond. Well, the ducks saw us coming and came over to greet us. They walked right up to where we standing, maybe they wanted their picture taken too?? 🙂

duck 1     duck2  duck 3  duck 4  duck 5

It was really very cute and my granddaughter enjoyed it 🙂

Arnica    We all had a great time!! The little things and quality time is so important and means so much.

Whitefish Pictures!!

Sorry it has taken so long to get these promised pictures up. I searched my personal picture file and really could not find any good pictures. I will have to go out and do that someday soon! In the mean time I have gotten some pictures off the internet.  The Whitefish ski mountain opened Saturday and winter season is in full swing. The Christmas lights are up, the local downtown shops are gearing up for the Christmas events and holiday shoppers and cheer is everywhere!!

First let me start off by showing you where I live. Way up there in the northwest, almost into Canada. You can see where the white sign is pointing too…

we are here

Here is our wonderful Big Mountain Ski Resort, all 3,000 acres. My daughter and her family are looking forward to this season, in fact they were up on the Mountain on Sunday to help celebrate the start of this season’s fun.

Big Mountain ski area

This absolutely breath taking view is from downtown Whitefish looking up at Big Mountain!! Christmas decorations in full swing!!

downtown whitefish in winter

Christmas Whitefish

Christmas 2 whitefish

This is Whitefish Lake. The locals even do a Penguin Plunge sometime in the middle of winter… Brrr!! Over 300 took the plunge February 8 2014

penguin plunge

Whitefish Lake (2)

It truly is a beautiful area and I am blessed to be here. Maybe I will be able to snag some festive pictures as the days move closer to Christmas. I hope to get the time in somewhere?? For now, enjoy your day and live your life in the moment with passion, love and kindness :-).

NaBloPoMo day 11 and Blogging 101

Wow, been mighty chilly over here. Roads were fairly icy this morning with wind chills below zero… Burrrr!!! Well now that winter is well on its way the bears in this area are looking for food and getting ready to hibernate! Here are some pictures of our Glacier bear friends!!!

bear crossing road

Grizzley

bear against tree

Well it seems as though the local bears got hungry enough to make their way down to the town of Whitefish MT. In the headlines was “Whitefish adopts emergency ordinance to keep bears away!! “Guess they were getting into trash cans and causing some scares!! I think the problem has been solved but sure did make for some interesting stories :-).

 

Bulldogs, my 2nd week feature for the newbie blog award!!!

As I complete the first of 4 feature of the week, back to a healthy lifestyle, per the newbie blog award instructions, I must say it has not been an easy task this week. Many distractions and cravings for that yummy sugar!!! But the fight is going well and I will continue to consciously be aware of what goes into my body. Healthy lifestyle is part of my life now!!

Moving on to second of four, the feature for this week is Bulldogs. I know I have finally been able to get her blog back up and running and managed to pull off some posts as well. This week I will be paying more attention to her blog, to her and to rescue organizations and other bulldog information. Got to love those precious fur babies :-)!!

Maggie and balloons

Enjoy the rest of your evening !!!

Just a few hours later!!!

If you read my previous post from a few hours ago you would have read that it was raining!! Well now look at it!! Here we go….

Sled riding anyone???

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Poor Maggie, not liking it much 🙂  Let me in !!!

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Monday morning commute not looking good 😦   ❄️❄️❄️

Be safe everyone 🙂

NaBloPoMo Day 9

Wow, I have made it to day 9 of NaBloPoMo and I am finishing up with the Blogging 101 course. These past 30 days have kept me busy with learning about all the tools available to us, with commitment to blogging daily and what to blog about. It has connected me to a world of bloggers with such variety, fun and blogger friendship…. Awesome stuff!!!

It was October 12th when I started up again and here it is November 9th!! I’ve kept up the daily blogging but must admit that the help I received from fellow bloggers and from the WordPress team was a big part of that 🙂 Thank you!!!

Today is a very rainy and deary day, with next week’s forecast, looking to bring in some very, very chilly arctic conditions!! So, before we get into the beautiful winter scenery of snowghost 👻 trees and snow covered mountains, which I’m sure is approaching quickly, I thought I’d finish up with the rest of the beautiful Glacier National Park awesomeness  :-),  as promised from an early post (NaBloPoMo day 6) Enjoy!!!

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Cheers to the end of fall and here’s to winter 🍷

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