A road trip to Toronto leads to some a discovery of Seeing Double condo buildings.
The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week is called ‘Candid’ – Leya starts her post describing the challenge with a quote from the late fashion design superstar Karl Lagerfeld: What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. Our pup Shileau is 12 now. Although still a puppy […]
This is my first go at joining the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – a weekly theme that seemed to spring up quite organically when the WordPress weekly photo challenge ended more than a year ago. Many thanks to the four fabulous photographers who took on this task; I’ve seen many really great shots from around the […]
For nearly eight years WordPress – the site that hosts this and millions of other blog posts from around the world – has issued a weekly themed photo challenge. As of this week the challenges are ending, and bloggers are posting some of their own favourites as a salute to what was a popular theme. […]
I’ve been finding these beetles making waves in my bird bath this past week. Sometimes doing the back stroke, sometimes the dog paddle, occasionally a pair of them would be doing some sort of synchronized dance, preparing for the beetle Olympics, no doubt. At first I was alarmed, thinking some horrible invasive species had arrived […]
New daylily shoots are a few inches tall now – the perfect size, I think, to divide large clumps and spread the joy around the garden or with friends, if you’re able to tread lightly in the garden. That last point is crucial – if your soil is still mushy from spring snow melt or […]
Earlier this month I posted a photo showing Crocus chrysanthus ‘Prins Claus’ from the side. I love the beautiful purple outer petals (up close, the purple is so velvety you want to reach out and stroke it) and the creamy white interior. What truly amazes me is how such a tiny bulb – typically around […]
Although Sunday started out gloomy and wet, a brisk south-westerly soon blew away the clouds and allowed the sun to reveal a glorious late winter landscape. Snow and ice melted away leaving dirty drifts at the side of roads or brown squishy fields and yards that led to much dog paw washing all afternoon. Around […]