Wild Bird Release.

What an exciting day. It was such a pleasure to witness the release of two birds back into the wild. The story begins August 17 when my granddaughter, Olive, was walking to our house and […]

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Some summer images.

Recent outings looking for newly fledged birds and summer flowers in bloom netted a few gems for me to share with you. I am following the progress of the Peregrine Falcons on the Renaissance tower. […]

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Quilt Fest 2018.

Each year we celebrate our amazing family by gathering in Saskatoon for a weekend of visiting, eating, playing, talking, laughing and creating. The origin of the event dates back nearly 20 years when two nieces, […]

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The Peregrines on the Roof.

How lucky can a bird photographer get.  My falconer friend Paddy Thompson called this morning to see if I would like to go up to the rooftop of the Renaissance tower and take pictures of […]

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Canudists go Cycling

Seventeen years ago a group of Physiotherapists (plus an award winning poet!) initiated an annual canoe trip in our provinces pristine Churchill River system.  Preparing, paddling, portaging, running rapids, making fires, cooking and yes talking, […]

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Summer soul refresh.

My wanderings along the Meewasin this week were fruitful for many reasons. Soul refreshing nature seeps into my brain, birds sing and gather food for their young, flowers bloom, goslings practically grow as you stare, […]

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The beauty of compost.

Spores, spores and more spores.  Just one of the important components of healthy compost.  I know… such an exciting topic for a nature blog.  Anyway, as I was one shovelful into turning my compost pile […]

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A closer look at a fertile pond.

solid cold granite hard ice dances with the sun tiny pools of water melt, coalesce and burn with grand ideas we could form a pond a lake a river rotting leaves float in rising water […]

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Spring migration underway.

With camera in hand (well actually on the car seat) I headed out past Biggar, Sask. to attend a wood turning weekend at Deb and Ian McLeod’s farm.  This is an annual event in which […]

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It will end soon.

Yeah.. I know… It’s getting a bit much but I’m convinced that spring will end my fascination with these illustrious diamond images in short order once the warm weather blasts in. I think if I […]

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