Birds are flocking. This murder of crows was seen across the street from my house a couple of days ago. I counted more than thirty congregated in the tall pines.Nights are getting cooler here in the foothills. Wonderful for sleeping, but … Continue Reading ››
"Red sky in the morning ... sailor take warning!"This was the sunrise the other morning. Sure enough we had hail later in the day. I had one foot out the door on my way to the folk festival on Princes Island … Continue Reading ››
Home from a refreshing day in the mountains. The weather was optimum.
Fresh air, sunshine and good company-how can you go wrong? We strolled around Vermillion Lakes. Here is a view of Mt Rundle from that area. No paintbrushes with me … Continue Reading ››
I have been trying to write this post all week. Many interruptions have prevented me from posting.A treasure for any photographer is catching a bird in flight. This crow emerged from the tree, while I was seated on the front step. … Continue Reading ››
The Dog Days of summer (a period of 40 days beginning July 3 and ending August 11) are named for the Dog Star, Sirius, which is visible with the rising Sun at this time of year. Ancients associated this sky picture with the hot days that coincided with it. Sirius is … Continue Reading ››
With the increase of the light, things are expanding around here. I managed to capture feeding time. This proud Mom is very attentive, as is the father. They take turns tending the babes, and feeding. Fascinating to watch, as the cats can … Continue Reading ››
Near the Bow river we have Ospreys nesting. I swung by there today to see if I would be lucky enough to see them. This one was waiting for me, and stretched his wings, as I pulled out the camera.
They prefer the tall power … Continue Reading ››
This is what I woke up to several mornings ago. It had hailed the night before, then froze, surely a killer frost. Although some plants in my garden continue to persist. I would have to say pansies afford gardeners the best value. … Continue Reading ››