Morning Sky

(For Hammad Rais’ Weekend Sky)

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Backyard Buddies

Our backyard buddies include Juncos, robins, starlings, Red-tailed hawk, and goldfinches. Of course, there are many more. Busy place. (For Bird Weekly challenge: backyard birds.)

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Harrington

Just before his surgery, Ric took me for a drive to “show me something”. We turned off the main route and travelled down a dirt road lined on either side by tall trees. “Should see it any moment,” he teased as I eagerly craned my neck for whatever “it” was. And then the tree line […]

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Summer Delights

The heat of summer, typically fuels our wandering impulses. A spontaneous drive to the beach, or a weekend up north. Now that coronavirus has reined us in, we search seasonal delight closer to home: roses in the garden, the emerald green of farm fields, and the leisurely hunt of a furry fisherman. (For Lens-Artists Photo […]

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One Angle At A Time

So many aspects of our little town make it intriguing, and while my focus has been on the natural areas, I am also drawn to the architecture and history, so one angle at a time, I’ve decided to start exploring each element. Photos of St Marys, Ontario, Canada, submitted for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: angles.

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Sparrow Lake

Serenity is time spent, lakeside. These images are from last summer. This year, unfortunately, health has intervened with any forays north. Still hoping. For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Seascapes and/or lakeshores.

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A Trip To the Beach

As the temperature rises we are drawn to nearby shores, for a patio lunch overlooking the water. Merely observers now – the sun a threat to aging skin, and the sand too difficult to navigate – we are content to people watch. Impossible to capture the entirety of our view in one shot, so I […]

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Leaving Ottawa

Canada’s capital city has lots to offer.  Before leaving we took the scenic drive along the Rideau, stopping in at the various parks and places of note to take pictures.  At the Remic Rapids, Muskoka chairs line the grassy banks, overlooking rock sculptures in the water.  Apparently, artist John Felice Ceprano has been creating these […]

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Discovering Ottawa: Hogs Back Park

Nature, weather permitting, is always the first draw for us when travelling.  After a lunch in Lansdowne, we decided to visit Hog’s Back Park and see the falls. Located in Ottawa, along the Rideau river, Hog’s Back Park offers lots of free parking and appears to be a popular spot.   While there are plenty […]

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