Honoring Veterans

Memorial Day – A day to remember our veterans, service members and emergency responders.

A photo at the Vietnam Veterans National Memorial in Washington, DC, a few years ago.

Successful agate/rock trip

We drove to northern Minnesota for the weekend and found some “spring” agates and other rocks along the shore of Lake Superior.

The weather was a bit chilly, but we still drove the Jeep with the top off.

#buildscharacter #agate

Mom with a Cub in Tow (2 photos)

Our Polar Bear mom walking on the ice with one of her cubs right next to her.

#PolarBear #cub

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An Antsy Little Cub (4 photos)

The little Polar Bear on the right waited so patiently, while its mom rested on the ice (with another cub snuggled up to her).

Finally, the little cub was so antsy it stood up. The moment that little cub stood up, mom lifted her head!

The little cub started to walk away, but then turned to wait for mom and sibling to follow…

#polarbear #cubs

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Snuggling with Mom (4 photos)

Our Polar Bear mom finally found a resting spot on the ice. One of the little cubs snuggled right up to its mom, while the other found a cozy spot several feet away.

We were still a good distance away from the polar bears, but were able to get some close up photos. Check those out at the bottom.

#polarbear #cubs

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Finding a Place to Rest (video)

Here is a video of our Polar Bear mom with her two cubs finding a place to rest on the ice along the Hudson Bay on Polar Bear Point just outside of Churchill, Canada.

Listen carefully and you can hear our Tundra Buggy Driver/guide talking about the cubs and how old they are at birth and more.

Mom Staying Alert (3 photos)

In the first photo, the Polar Bear mom is sniffing in the air… it’s her way of smelling for danger that may be near.

She definitely smelled something she didn’t like and immediately turned her two cubs around backtracking to a safer area.

#polarbear #cubs

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Mom and Cubs Slowly Getting Closer (3 photos)

The polar bear mom is slowly making her way while walking on newly formed ice toward our Tundra Buggy.

In the photo at the bottom, mom is yawning as she slowly walks while her two cubs trail behind her. And, the two cubs blend right in with the rocks around them.

#polarbear #cubs

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Mom and Her Cubs Coming Our Way (2 photos)

I’m back this week posting more Polar Bear photos from a recent trip to the tundra just outside Churchill, Canada!

In these two photos, can you find the mom with her two cubs?

They’ll get a lot closer!

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Tundra Lodge and Buggy

Many of you have been asking me to post photos of the Tundra Lodge.

In this photo, the wind blew the clouds behind the Tundra Lodge making for a dark cloudy sky, while at the same time the sun came out.

This made the Tundra Lodge’s white color pop against the darker clouds in the background. To the left is a Tundra Buggy.

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