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Breaking Free

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 our July 12, 2021 hike of Bunchberry Meadows and Tucker’s Field. Admit it. Over the last 16 months, we have all become locked inContinue reading “Breaking Free”

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Creature Feature

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 during our August 10, 2021 walk in Bunchberry Meadows and Tucker’s Field. You never know what wildlife you will see along this walk. These nextContinue reading “Creature Feature”

Dwindling Resources

All photos taken July 31, 2021 on our rural bicycle ride. On our ride, we could not help but notice that the prairie potholes, once so filled with vegetation and birdlife were all drying up. Some were actually totally dry and stinking of rotting vegetation, others were fully covered in green algae. Only the largestContinue reading “Dwindling Resources”

Life’s Just Ducky

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 shots taken on a short walk about town on July 30, 2021. We walked in early morning before the heat of the day arrived. Water was calmContinue reading “Life’s Just Ducky”

Red Sky at Morning

All photos taken July 29, 2021. I recall when I would thrill at the beautiful red sunrises and sunsets. Now the red tinge is augmented by smoke, not a thrill any longer. Climate change is undeniable. Here on earth, we are very fry-able. Stay well, stay safe and pray for rain. How is everything inContinue reading “Red Sky at Morning”

Red Sun, Blue Jay

All photos taken on July 28, 2021 from my upstairs window. Wildfire smoke tinged skies and red suns have become the norm these days. While they may seem pretty, devastation lurks. Even the blue jay’s colour seems changed. Red Sun, Blue Jay © Out my window at end of day what a strange show, redContinue reading “Red Sun, Blue Jay”

Fall Colours?

All photos taken on July 27, 2021, during our walk through Tucker’s Field and Bunchberry Meadows. Fall Colours? © Oh no, this just cannot be, what is it, that I now see? Red, yellow and orange leaves, tall, dry grass ready for sheaves. Thistles grow tall and hairy, bush branches, full of berries. It’s notContinue reading “Fall Colours?”