April Showers…

...will hopefully bring May flowers. In the meantime, they are bringing precious liquid pearls. In the meantime, I am keeping a close eye on the little green shoots pushing up. And enjoying the smell of wet grass and damp earth.I have also been woken up early by birds singing as I can now leave the... Continue Reading →

Guided Photo Walk At Little Cat

Today was a wonderful day for a guided photo walk with local photographer Rob Mooy. Spring has finally come to Canada, too - it was about time. Two enjoyable hours spent outdoors at Little Cataraqui Conservation Area, in Kingston, Ontario.  

Day One Of New Beginnings

It is officially here. SPRING! The little shoots awakening are big enough to catch with my macro extension tubes. It is finally happening So now my neighbours can expect me to be crawling around on all fours in the muck, documenting the growth of these little colourful things peeking out of the ground. Watch out... Continue Reading →

A Spring Day In The Sugarbush

I am thankful for spending a gorgeous day out in the sugar bush, helping to collect maple sap and watching how it is boiled down into maple syrup in the sugar shack. It takes a lot of work - 40 l of sap only make one liter of maple syrup! Sugar maple trees get tapped... Continue Reading →

SPRING!

Well, at least for today. There's more snow in the forecast. But in the meantime, what a wonderful morning spent on Lake Ontario. We were sitting outside -YES OUTSIDE - enjoying coffee and conversation at the Juniper Cafe. Sitting on a bench against the limestone walls, no wind and the beautiful sun it was really... Continue Reading →

Monochrome

It had been a while, but I did participate in Flickrs Macro Monday challenge today. I must say I really like the wide-open theme of 'monochrome' for this week. Sometimes the themes are so narrow that I have difficulty coming up with a contribution. But this week I honestly had a hard time deciding which... Continue Reading →

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