Lean into the wind

Yesterday, I had the day off work because of a snow storm, and got to spend a few hours outside photographing birds. Well, mostly chickadees. They paused for brief moments in the underbrush. And I often found them leaning into the wind with ruffled feathers. Or involved in mid-flight altercations at the bird feeder. Or … Continue reading

October colours

I’m a little behind in keeping up with the fall colours, which aren’t quite as vibrant now as when I took these photos and most of the trees have lost their leaves. I think this has been one of the most beautiful years for the fall colours, and today was one of those perfect crisp, … Continue reading

The pace of nature

The Harvest Moon is shining tonight and tomorrow, with equal parts day and night. As the sun sets, the moon rises, and the days keep getting shorter. Tonight I heard flocks of Canada geese flying overhead, and as darkness fell the crickets started singing. The nights and mornings have been cool, around 8 degrees Celsius, … Continue reading

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