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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

-Outdoor Beauties-

Hello my friends!
On Saturday we went for a drive to Pine Falls, Manitoba to visit our friends.  The day was so beautiful, clear blue skies and bright sunshine adorned the day.

I hope you enjoy the photos that my husband took.  I am joining A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday.
 I am also joining Watery Wednesday.  Check these two memes out, there are some great photos to be seen.


These photos have not been touched up in any way.



These abandoned buildings down a dirt road, caught our eye.



There are seven dams on the Winnipeg River, this is just down from the dam in Pine Falls.  The swift moving water is what has caused the water not to be frozen, otherwise, otherwise there would be no open water at this time of year.





This is the dam itself, hiding in the mist.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you have enjoyed the photos today.  Hopefully, your weather is not as cold as ours, we have been in the deep freeze for several days.  It's no longer chilly, it is seriously cold now. 

Hugs,


35 comments:

Millie said...

Great pics...stay warm...

Pamela Gordon said...

Beautiful pictures Cindy - especially the first and third. So blue and white and COLD looking. We are going to be in the really deep freeze by the weekend so I'm not looking forward to it. Stay warm!
Blessings, Pamela

RicKaren said...

It is so beautiful where you live. I love the cold snowy pctures!

Martha Z said...

Lovely views of your snowy, outdoor world.

Secret Garden Cottage said...

Oh WOW... beautiful pictures, Cindy! Your husband is becoming quite the photographer! You guys always go to the most interesting places with such beautiful scenery. I'm so glad you share them with us.
I hope you have a wonderful day! The sun actually came out for us today... yay!
Hugs,
Jo :)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, those are just absolutely gorgeous. You know what strikes me, Cindy? What strikes me is how against that gorgeous snow how blue the sky seems. Some pictures I've seen look dismal and grey, but the sky in Canada is blue against the white. Is that the way it is? I've never been up North during a snow, so I'm not sure.

Thanks for sharing these. They are lovely.

XO,

Sheila :-)

Jenifer said...

I am tired of winter :( But your pictures are BEAUTIFUL!! Thanks for sharing.

Linnea said...

Those are really beautiful shots. It must have been COLD! Thanks for braving the wintery frost...

Cindy said...

Georgeous pictures! And I thought it was cold here...
Stay warm!

Debbie Smith said...

What a great adventure! Beautiful pictures!
Thank you for stopping by my blog and I hope to see you back again soon!
Have a fabulous day!

Tricia said...

Very beautiful snowy scenes, like a winter wonderland! Love the shot of the old out building! =)

Thanks for stopping by!

Jan said...

Amazingly beautiful photos and landscape, as we don't have snow here.
Jan

HollyC said...

Wow! That looks so cold and wonderful! We don't get that kind of winter in South Georgia! Thanks for sharing those beautiful photos. I would have to frame those!!
Blessings.
~Holly

Gail said...

Hi Cindy,
Absolutely gorgeous pictures! I so enjoy seeing the beautiful pictures your husband takes. Thanks for sharing them with all of us. You stay warm and have a wonderful day.

Blessings,
Gail

Rhonda said...

brrr! it is cold here but not nearly as cold as your pictures look. They even made me shiver.

J Bar said...

Wonderful shots.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Shabby soul said...

Cindy, the pictures are beautyful and oh, the first one is incredible!!
Can I show it on my blog? (You know, I desire to share beautiful things...)
Have a nice day my darling friend!
Silvia

Donnie said...

I did enjoy the photos. Just striking.

La said...

Great pics. I especially like the first one. La

Jessica said...

Wow so beautiful. If you hadn't said these pictures weren't touched up I would have thought they were. Mother nature is quite the painter. Thanks fo sharing. If you have time, check out my post here www.adventureswithjessica.blogspot.com . I’m trying really hard to increase my number of followers and could use your help! Thanks!

nannykim said...

Lovin that last one especially!

Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

Those pictures are suitable for framing!
I could see these on a calendar or something.
they are so pretty!
thank you for sharing them with us...
The snow drift beach with icicle tree is gorgeous with striking blue sky~

charmanta said...

Hej!
Tack för att du tittade in till mig, trevligt med nya bekantskaper! Länkar din blog till mig, så hörs vi. Ha det bra. Marie

Greet said...

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!! Unbelievable! The pictures are as post cards!! Oh Cindy you live in one of the most beautiful places on earth!!!
Thank you for sharing the pictures your husband took! He is an artist!
xx
Greet

Tammy@beatrice banks said...

Makes me cold just looking at it! I love how the old buildings look a deep blue. So pretty!

Wendy said...

I love how the old barn almost looks blue. Your husband has a good eye!

Susan said...

Cindy,
I too love the pictures. The 3rd with the tree is most striking! WoW Don't you just love the Father of 'Mother Nature'! Awesome!
Sue xoxo

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

WATER, AH, WATER

Water as river or puddle or frost;
Water that’s roaming alone and seems lost;
Water that looks like sharp daggers of ice;
Water that’s frozen as small as white rice;
All of this water, no matter where found
Will one day seep back far, far underground
And surface again for fountain and flush—
Water, ah, water, you make things so lush!


© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Roiling River

Joanne said...

I have had time to browse blogs this evening and came across yours via the rabbit trail of Kathie's at Island Sparrow, then Pamela's in New Brunswick and now on to Manitoba!
Lovely winter splendour!
Thank you for sharing!
Joanne at Seasonal Hearth

nuts said...

I live in a tropical country and I always dream of snow. of course it is impossible. I love to experience it once but sure I cannot live in snowy country for long, maybe only a day or two. love all the pics here.. wonderful!

Linda said...

Beautiful wintery photos! Seriously cold here, too! -21 last night, and our power went out (no heat) for four hours...I would love to go somewhere warm for awhile!

Teena in Toronto said...

Gorgeous pix!

Pat said...

These are absolutely gorgeous, Cindy! I am speechless!

Ana said...

Beautiful! Your hubby has quite a photographic eye.

♥Ana

Marissa "Marathon" Stower said...

Hard to believe that those pictures haven't been doctored at all. Da sure is good with that camera!

Love you!