My friend Diana Piggott from Calgary, Alberta took minions Albert and Tony on another spring adventure in the Rocky Mountains.
These guys are sure having a lot of fun! Check it out:
(click on the thumbnails to see a full-sized photo)
Diana: I saw my first pussy-willows of the year! Could be a sign that I don’t get out enough. They were in the Kicking Horse Pass, where it still looks like winter. I took the minions skiing again, and they were thrilled to see bushes covered with tiny kittens.
They climbed up for a closer look, but then found they needed to be rescued.
Back in Calgary, out on a local hillside we saw the first native flowers of spring! They are called prairie crocus, although they are not actually croci but a kind of anemone.
In case you were wondering, Victoria has indeed arrived safely. I haven’t told Albert yet, I seem to be waiting for the right time. Also, Albert is a bit scruffy after all his backcountry adventures, so I need to spruce him up appropriately! I wish I were as well organised and creative as Kathy, but sadly I am not.
Adventures to be continued!
I love getting email from Calgary – there’s always something exciting inside!
Thank you Diana, Albert and Tony.
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