Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Almost Naked Ape


Trail Tales

Wild-flag Fen
Photographs from a couple of the trails I've crafted. The picture in my First Light post was taken along the most recent addition, The Northwest Passage.
Windsong Way

Friday, June 02, 2017

Peace Piece


Pink Passion

Flowering Crab Apple; Malus baccata

Flowering Crab Apple; Malus baccata

Peak Peek


Friday, May 26, 2017

Once Bitten


Apple Choreography

Common Apple; Malus sylvestris

Common Apple; Malus sylvestris

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Muskeg Mettle

The cropped version is for Luke.

Petal Power

Early Blue Violet; Viola adunca
Spring has been cold and damp to this point, but...
Early Blue Violet; Viola adunca

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Wolf Sees Red


In Concert

Daffodil; Narcissus hispanicus

Daffodil; Narcissus hispanicus

Monday, May 01, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Wholesome


Hare Without Hole

Varying Hare; Lepus americanus

Doe Without Rays

White-tailed Deer; Odocoileus virginianus

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Lost in Monstercock Wood


Ambivalent Silver Lining

Varying Hare; Lepus americanus
A cloudy sky brought out the colour in the woods yesterday, but it also brought unseasonable snow overnight, perhaps worrying this hare with its showy spring coat.
Varying Hare; Lepus americanus

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The Nature of Spring


The Hare of the Dogwood

Varying Hare; Lepus americanus
The shrub is red-osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera).

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Splitting Hairs


Cracking Whiskers

Red Squirrel; Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Red Squirrel; Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Waiting for Goodbye

OK winter, time to scram, to put it politely.

The Uninhibited Squirrel

Red Squirrel; Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Still Waters Freeze Deep

I saw a rather skinny deer yesterday. The old snow is like polished concrete; I imagine it is difficult for the animals to find food. And with watering holes frozen solid, it must be a challenge to even find a drink.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017