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Snowy day.

A neck slung camera, electrified gloves, light snow falling in clumps and some willing photo subjects all lined up for a fun afternoon. The spruce forest just behind my house often yields some interesting birds. […]

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Some Catching Up.

Fall colours, migrant birds, foraging insects, new art work, a trip to Winnipeg… WHEW… The fall just took off and left me in the lurch. I have finally caught up and prepared some images to […]

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A Star Party Road Trip

What the heck is a Star Party? Come along and we’ll explore one. A new moon, a dark sky preserve, a five hour drive with our grandaughter, Olive and we are at the Cypress Hills […]

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Dragonfly moulting

Ancient rocks forming the Canadian Shield regularly dip their toes into the sparkling water of the Churchill River. These slabs can gently slide into the water providing a wonderful fishing platform or create thick moss […]

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100 Years of Farming

A visit to our family farm was prompted by an invitation to celebrate the Hastings Farm Centenary. My son Brad, his wife Sarah, Cathy and our grandchildren Olive and Hamish packed up and left Saskatoon […]

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Graffiti time.

Waking up to the cooing of this Wood Pigeon just outside our window began another perfect day in Berlin. Made to measure weather, two great museums, one mega tourist stop, great food, lots of walking…you […]

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Explore Berlin.

Costly Mistake!! Book train tickets early!!Too bad we had not seen that headline before we wandered into the Mainz station for our train ticket to Berlin. Buying tickets a few days earlier would have been […]

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End of the Ride.

Dr. Google tells me I should attribute this to Geoffrey Chaucer–“All good things must come to an end”. So goes it with our ride from Strasbourg to Mainz. We have turned in our bikes to […]

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Great Restaurant.

WARNING: Pictures of food follow. Leave now if you hate looking at what other people eat.I have had that sentiment when looking at Instagram so perfectly understand if you leave now ­čÖéTherin did the research […]

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A day of Asparagus

Spargelzeit….the asparagus season. Discovering White Asparagus was on our menu for today. Our meal last night featured this German delicacy and our trip today was filled with visual tidbits. Germans love this spring dish and […]

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