A walk among the oaks and maples is a fall colour extravaganza!
Category: Country Living
I woke early this morning, rolled over and looked out the window. Mist, everywhere! In seconds I was out the door in boots and a fleece jacket, camera in hand. What a magical sight!
It’s probably too late for me to be a real farm girl, but I’m trying to absorb as much as I can by osmosis. So last weekend we checked out the Wolfe Island Plowmen’s Association’s annual plowing match.
Tree swallows moved into our new next boxes this summer. What a treat to watch them nesting, feeding, and fledging!
You know how sometimes you’ll be having dinner at a nice waterside restaurant patio, and there are swans on the water so you grab your camera and go lie down on your stomach on the restaurant’s dock so you can take pictures? No? Just me? Not sure what the other diners thought but there I was, lying flat on my belly on the dock. And then the drama happened!
The seasonal ponds in the woods, that dry up by mid-summer but then fill up again the rest of the year, are one of my favourite parts of the woods.
A coating of ice turns field and forest into frozen artwork and a beautiful photographic opportunity.
Spring has sprung! The frogs are busy in the vernal ponds, the spring ephemerals are blooming in the woods, and everything is turning green.
Here’s a little recap of winter on our beautiful island.
It’s widely known that there are snowy owls around here, but I’ve been reluctant to join the already significant numbers who drive around, searching. Unfortunately, they often disturb the owls by trying to get...