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A Fall Feast (for the eyes)

Freeloading Aphids, Bumblebee tongues, fleshy little plant suckers, blushing red peppers, crinkled Zucchini flowers, bedraggled tomatoes, and a few flower portraits await your attention. While processing some images of a beautiful red-striped Bumblebee that was […]

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Peregrines rule the skies

Another successful hatch for the Peregrines on the top of the Renaissance Tower in Saskatoon. The trek to the top of this tower never gets stale. My friend Paddy Thompson is a falconer who has […]

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Mining nature

While wandering among the Community Garden plots, my back yard and the Meewasin trail it seemed that I was prospecting for small pieces of nature that might elicit huge dividends in emotion. Kind of like […]

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Art tour day

A warm sunny day broke loose this morning encouraging an exploration of the flora and fauna in the yard of our VRBO. Insects were much more active with the increased temperature. As part of my […]

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Raasay Island

Granola, Orange juice, milk and a spoon makes a good start to the day. Oh yes and some coffee to crank us up. Off we drive for about 30 min. to a ferry that will […]

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A knee saver day

At least two of the six knees in our group have been requesting a slightly easier walk with no rock ledges to scramble over. My wishes were sustained and off we went to Glenhinnisdal for […]

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Bog in your boots

Heading out to Neist Point, the most westerly point on the Isle of Skye, filled us with hope for a nice coastal hike with views of the Neist Point Lighthouse. The initial trail while steep […]

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A little night sky.

Astrophotography is a whole new adventure for me. Planning some star shots has been on my list since we planned this trip. I knew there would be a new moon and a good location for […]

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Off to Rubha Hunish

Go ahead…Say that after a few sips of high octane Scotch. The Isle of Skye welcomed us with a drizzly afternoon as we found our way to Portree, a quaint little seaside town bustling with […]

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A wee sip

Yes indeed. It is time for a tour of a Scotch distillery. Glen Moray was our choice due to proximity and other activities for the day. Ten pounds per person garnered a group tour and […]

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