Rancher Girl’s Cold January

Rancher Girl is a sister of Mountain Kid, Prairie Kid, City Kid and Fishing Kid. Rancher Girl lives on a ranch outside of Calgary, Alberta with her ten year old daughter, Amie. It is now January in Alberta and it is very, very cold. “There won’t be any school today,” said Rancher Girl to Amie, […] Read More

The Olympic Torch Run 2010

Ever since I first heard that the Olympic Torch was going to run across Canada, I wanted to see it. I wanted to be a part of the Olympic history. As the time got closer for the torch to come to my hometown, Kamloops, BC, it was looking more and more like I wouldn’t be […] Read More

Arrow the Torch Bearer

Mommy had just bought a pair of red Olympic mittens because she was going to go to the torch run in Kamloops, BC on the morning of January 28, 2010. She laid the bag with the mittens in them, on her computer desk and started cooking dinner. Meanwhile, Arrow decided he was going to see […] Read More

Cold Winter Day

One cold, January day, Arrow decided he would like to go outside and play. Now, Arrow is a year old kitten and he has only been outside a couple of times and those couple of times is when his Mommy put him on his leash and harness and let him get some fresh air. Also, […] Read More

Cold January Night

Racum Racoon was walking through the Big Dark Forest. It was a cold January night. He noticed that it was dark outside and it seemed like it was getting colder by the minute. Racum pulled up his collar on his coat and walked a little faster. “Racum,” Mrs. Squirrel called from her nice warm home […] Read More

Ice Loves Winter

January was a cold, snowy month. Ice seemed to be spending a lot of time indoors and this was not his choice. His owners feared that he would freeze and they did not want anything bad to happen to him because they loved Ice very, very much. Ice was a dog that loved being outdoors. […] Read More

Mountain Kid in January

Mountain Kid in January … Christmas has come and gone and January was settling into the mountains in British Columbia, Canada. It had turned colder and there is about a foot of snow on the ground. Now just because it is January and just because it is cold does not mean that life in the […] Read More

Winter Blues Concert

“Oh I’m strumming my guitar to a lonely beat,” sang Billy Troll. “I’ve got a bad case of the winter blues.” “Oh Billy,” said Dianne, his wife. “What a wonderful idea for a concert!” Billy stopped strumming his guitar and sat looking strangely at his wife. “I don’t know what you are talking about,” he […] Read More

Thanks for the Sun

It was such a bitterly cold day in the city of Toronto, Ontario. It was the middle of January and I was so cold. For days, there had been nothing but clouds in the sky and it had been snowing for what seemed like months. The streets of downtown Toronto were covered with wet, slushy […] Read More

Storm

“Hey Spot,” said Fawn looking out the kitchen window of the barn. “It is snowing really bad outside.” “Really,” said Spot. “I watched the weather this morning and they said we might get a few centimeters but I don’t think they said we are going to get a lot.” Spot went over to the window […] Read More