Taking a Breather

Between the hospital where Ric is doing rehab and our home – a forty minute drive – is a conservation area, a perfect place to stop and and breath in nature. The heron has the right idea. Take a moment. Be still. (Lens-Artist’s challenge this week is getting away.)

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Water in Nature

Morning view of the river Thames; wetlands nearby, a creek meandering through the countryside. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Water found in nature.

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Wild and Free

A doe, a snapping turtle, two turkey vultures and a mink. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Nature Animals

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Awake Before Dawn Sky

Going through old photographs and found these photos from an early September morning . Posting here for Weekend Sky.

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Reflections in Green and Blue

Does the woodpecker pause to notice the beauty of his surroundings? I might have focused my lens on this Downy, but it is the background colours that speak to me now (featured image). I caught the river in a particularly still moment (above) until something disturbed the calm allowing me to create the dreamy image […]

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Unexpected

On a recent birding cruise, I came upon two unexpected sights. First the appearance of long tendrils of smoke emitting from the treetops and down the centre of the road. Not smoke, it turned out but bugs. Swarms of bugs. Then I noticed a number of ripples in the watery ditch at the side of […]

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