Gifts From The Past

Gifts From The Past

Have you ever got a gift that you wanted to regift? Well, I am so lucky that I like to keep mine! Often my family will give me plants as a present for birthdays or Christmas and I love them. At Christmas I usually get a Christmas Rose that as soon as the frost disappears […]

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Daily Photo – Wood Frog

Wood Frog

I came across this little wood frog in a mountain ash tree. Normally the berries are red but this was still early in the season and they are still yellow with a pink blush on their way to crimson. The little frog caught my eye and I could hardly wait to take a photo of […]

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Daily Photo – The Dogwood Tree

The Dogwood Tree

My fondest memories of the dogwood trees were searching for the flowers every spring. They came out in bloom in April and May around the same time as the bleeding hearts, trilliums and viola could be found in the forest. These trees aren’t the ones you see today in people’s yards and along boulevards. They […]

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Daily Photo – Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Like a kaleidoscope of colour, this Queen Anne’s lace caught my eye. Just starting to come into bloom the opening flowers make unusual shapes and textures. When in full bloom they look like upside-down white lace umbrellas. Here they grow wild along the roadside and fields and parts of the plant are actually edible. It’s […]

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Daily Photo – Innocence

innocence

This dear little Inca dove always reminds me of total innocence. According to Webster it means: Innocence means you’ve done nothing wrong. You’ve broken no laws, committed no sins, and are not guilty of any morally evil act. Oxford says: The notion of innocence refers to children’s simplicity, their lack of knowledge, and their purity not yet spoiled by […]

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