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Rolling to Rolly View

All photos taken on our 44 km (27 1/3 mile) bike ride to the small hamlet of Rolly View on July 19, 2022. Rolly View is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Leduc County. It is located approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) west of Highway 21 and 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) east of Leduc on Highway 623 (Rolly View Road) at Range Road 324. (Source: Wikipedia)Continue reading “Rolling to Rolly View”


Summer Scents

All photos taken on July 16, 2022. As long as I can remember, there have been certain summer scents that can take me back to a place far away and a time long ago. While I have not always lived in the country, some of the scents from my days on the farm still takeContinue reading “Summer Scents”

Sharing the Road

All photos taken on July 15, 2022 during a short cycle around the ponds in our city. A heat wave (for Canadians) has arrived in the area. Temperatures around +30 C (86 F) with a humidex of +35 C (95 F), not a breath of wind and the hot sun beating down did not enticeContinue reading “Sharing the Road”

Walk on the Wild Side

All photos taken on July 11, 2022. This was our 50th walk in Bunchberry since February 18, 2021. How can we walk so often in one place without getting bored? The short answer is 4 distinct seasons and the ability to appreciate the little differences from each walk. Also, maybe we don’t get out much.Continue reading “Walk on the Wild Side”

What’s in Bloom?

Photos taken on July 8 and 10, 2022. This idea started out with me out in the backyard, taking photos of the sunlit petals of my Mock Orange shrubs. They are always so glorious at this time of year and their beautiful citrus scent fills the air. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, clickContinue reading “What’s in Bloom?”

Itching for a Walk in the Forest

All photos taken on July 4, 2022. It has been a very rainy couple of weeks. Rather than risk worse weather later in the week, we changed our original afternoon walk plan to a morning walk in Bunchberry. The weather was cloudy, but mild, so off we went. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively,Continue reading “Itching for a Walk in the Forest”

Lazy Sunday….

All photos taken on July 3, 2022. ….was what today was not. After breakfast, we set off for a walk to the North side of our city, basically on the edge of the country. It was a cool morning, but we soon warmed up, as we walked. The walk was short, only 3.5 km. asContinue reading “Lazy Sunday….”

Dog Days of Summer

1st shots in first 5 slide shows taken on May 4, 2022, 2nd shots on May 26, 2022, 3rd shots taken on June 16, 2022, 4th shots taken on July 14, 2022 and 5th shots taken on August 10, 2022. All other photos taken on August 10, 2022. The title phrase is a reference toContinue reading “Dog Days of Summer”

What’s Growing On?

Photos taken on July 29/30, 2022, except the last one, which dates from working days (May 4, 2011. This photo does not really belong, but I promised Luisa I would find a way to share my “tech support”, “hit any key photo”. Please do yourself a favour and check out Luisa’s blog Words and MusicContinue reading “What’s Growing On?”

Wild Rose Country

All photos taken on June 21, 2022. Spring has now turned into summer at Bunchberry Meadows. Our walk changes quickly, week by week as if in a headlong rush to escape the inevitability of autumn and winter. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to new Blog Site.