Farewell, Our Old Friend

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on May 12, 2021. Our short time at Patricia Lake was ending and we were savouring every minute. We knew we had to get backContinue reading “Farewell, Our Old Friend”

Watercolours

All photos were taken on May 11, 2021 at Patricia Lake Watercolours © Water colours look just like a fine French painting. Monet in the banks. I like to take photos of water ripples at varying times during the day. If the sky has clouds, the effect is even better. You never know how theContinue reading “Watercolours”

Birds of Beaumont #11 – Merlin

Photos taken April 24 and May 4, 2021. Since the massive influx of annoying Corvids started in Beaumont about 10 years ago, we have had at least one pair of beautiful Merlins making their summer home near us. The nest location might change from year to year, but we always smile when we hear theContinue reading “Birds of Beaumont #11 – Merlin”

Lake it or Leave it

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken May 11, 2021 at Patricia Lake. Lake it or Leave it! © Patricia Lake, no place we would rather be. Lake it or leave it.Continue reading “Lake it or Leave it”

Return to Tucker

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are viewing on your phone is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken during our June 16, 2021 walk in Bunchberry Meadows and Tucker’s Field. After a couple of weeks of early morning walks in Bunchberry, we opted for aContinue reading “Return to Tucker”

Rainbow Deception

All photos taken on May 10, 2021 at the Columbia Icefields. Rainbow Deception © Rainbow deception, like a fleeting illusion. Looking through wrong lens. While there were puddles of water around us on this walk, most of them were frozen in fantastical patterns. As we moved by this one, we could detect a rainbow shimmer.Continue reading “Rainbow Deception”

Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are viewing on your phone is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken during or weekly forest walk in Bunchberry Meadows on June 16, 2021. Can’t See the Forest for the Trees © On this brilliant day, with Southerly breeze,Continue reading “Can’t See the Forest for the Trees”

Mothers’ Day Bubbles

All photos taken on May 9, 2021, Mothers’ Day. When we booked this trip, Mothers’ Day was not even in our minds, not that there was much chance of a family gathering during Covid, anyway. However, it was a special day and we celebrated with communication with the kids and a bottle of Bubbly. BubblesContinue reading “Mothers’ Day Bubbles”

No! I’m NOT the Spruce Goose!!

All photos taken on May 9, 2021 on our Christine Lake hike. I’m NOT the Spruce Goose © Tanka I’m NOT the Spruce Goose, no Howard Hughes invention. Spruce Grouse is the name. You may know me as Fool Hen. Trust Me, I’m nobody’s fool. On the 2nd half of our uphill hike this day,Continue reading “No! I’m NOT the Spruce Goose!!”

Birds of Beaumont #5 – Black-Capped Chickadee

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. Full Disclosure: these photos were not taken in Beaumont, but are a good representation of this species, which frequents my backyard. I got through all the posts inContinue reading “Birds of Beaumont #5 – Black-Capped Chickadee”

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