Twitter
RSS
Facebook

Archive for the Nature Category


i fell off my bike

  First cycle of the season = first fall of the season. Yep, fell over in middle of road  in the midst of changing gears. It may have been a derailer issue, or perhaps it was the fact that I couldn’t get my feet detached from the pedals quickly enough. Anyway, I lay there for […]

Read More...

40 stunning photographs of fall colours in eastern Canada

  Every season has its own beauty. But autumn in eastern Canada is often SO breathtaking it’s easy to forget that spring, summer and winter even exist! Mother Nature outdid herself in 2014 with a cornucopia of brilliant colour. It’s virtually impossible to capture how remarkable the countryside is, even with the best camera and […]

Read More...

7 leap before you look lessons from Mandarin ducklings

  Hatching a new venture? Or reinventing yourself? In my experience, there are lessons to be learned everywhere all the time – especially in nature and the animal kingdom. The video below of the ducklings came to me randomly from the captain of my ladies golf league. It was too good not to share 🙂 […]

Read More...

Come Winter

Spring, summer, and fall come and go: birth, life and surrender like preludes to your eternity, colourful crazy quilts to your thick white blankets, seasonal experiments before you settle in. Firewood stacked three cords deep awaits your arrival. Like the seasons before you, it will go up in smoke leaving feather-like ash to mark its […]

Read More...

Another amazing shot of me howling at the full moon.

Read More...

Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:” what it is, how  it’s formed, how we and others experience our own. He begins […]

Read More...

12 Parts of a Summer Day

A cardinal song is my reveille: at rising summer dawn s/he serenades me awake with avian melodies from a dead tree.

Read More...

O Canada In Birthday Poetry

O Canada! A bright red cardinal sings Happy Birthday In morning mist.  

Read More...

White Maggot and Bumblebee Salad

Every Monday morning for the last eight weeks, eight to 10 of us gathered from nine to noon at the Bibliotheque North Hatley Library to write. Expertly led Carolyn Rowell, who came to the workshops equipped with all kinds of interesting exercises, prompts, thoughts, and ideas to challenge us, we put pens to paper (or […]

Read More...

What To Do During a Super Full Moon

Related articles: Amazing shot of me howling at the full moon

Read More...