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Daily Photo – Camo on the Beach

By Heather / May 16, 2020

I was walking along the beach one day after the tide had gone out and found this specimen laying in the gravel. Seeing it from a distance my first thought was someone had discarded a piece of camouflage material. You always get the most interesting things coming in on the tide. But as I got […]

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Daily Photo – It Had To Be Done!

By Heather / May 15, 2020

This was a case of having to, not wanting to. Well, many a little want to in there as well. The maple trees were taking over the yard. Okay… well maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration but hey… it runs in the family. About five years ago this maple had a trim. It […]

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Daily Photo – The Dogwood Tree

By Heather / May 14, 2020

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

By Heather / May 13, 2020

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 – Spring Arrival of The Black-Headed Grosbeak

By Heather / May 12, 2020

Very exciting day! The spring arrival of the black-headed grosbeak. Like the rufous hummingbirds, I wait for them with anticipation wondering will they will show up this year. Normally they are very skittish and if you move by a window in the house or open the door they disappear. They don’t just disappear, I can […]

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Daily Photo – Innocence

By Heather / May 11, 2020

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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Daily Photo – After The Bath

By Heather / May 10, 2020

This dark-eyed junco spent the winter with us and one day when the sun came out I caught him taking a bath. I love watching birds take a bath. They take such joy in the process and I find most of the birds will bathe every day or even twice a day. I have a […]

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Daily Photo – Hummingbird and Rosemary

By Heather / May 9, 2020

The rosemary is out in bloom and it’s a wonderful source of food for the hummingbirds especially when a lot of other flowers aren’t out yet. I have a lovely large bush of this aromatic plant (5 ft high x 4 ft wide) and most dinner usually have rosemary in them. The smell is wonderful […]

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Daily Photo – My Backyard May 8, 2020

By Heather / May 8, 2020

Right now I’m sitting on the deck with my laptop typing this post. It was a beautiful day here today with the sun shining and so hot you wanted to stay in the shade. But the breeze was lovely and the clothes that were on the line have dried quickly. Spring cleaning is going in […]

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Daily Photo – Flute Tree

By Heather / May 7, 2020

I have been wanting a flute stand for a while now that I have four flutes. They have been laying around on the desk, table, pile of books and wherever I put them down once I’ve finished playing. Depending on my mood will depend on which flute to play but first I have to hunt […]

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