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Looking for bears and moose in Algonquin Provincial Park

Canadians are a rather predictable bunch. Usually, in Winter, they fly off to the Caribbean to run away from the cold, and in Summer, they go camping in the many parks everywhere, canoeing wherever possible.  2,907 more words


A Surprise Everyday: Shaking Up August With Hipstamatic (week 4)

It’s been a crazy week here in the Pacific Northwest and my choices of trees for the first and last images in this series is no accident.   385 more words


A Snake's Perspective

Garter snakes, our most common serpent, have been underfoot and slithering around all over the place since the warm, dry weather arrived. They add a bit of excitement and interest to the landscape (my dog freaks out over a shed skin!), and are beneficial predators. 33 more words

Nature Photography

A New Garden Visitor

This is the new garden visitor that Dave saw near the strawberry patch this morning. Dave came in the house and said, “Get your camera and come outside there is a garter snake.” 221 more words


Remember Two Things: Kayaks

Jimmy Eight Rocks

We took a break from visiting and went to Will’s family cottage at Pringle Lake. This is basically a private lake with the only real access via property owners. 424 more words


Thirsty Thursday

Hello folks,

We squirrels  have had a busy couple of days and fell behind at The Squirrel Nutwork. But that has given us a chance to find out it’s World Snake Day! 93 more words

Backyard Habitat

Little baby snake!

I love my adorable garter snakes.  Last night I caught this little guy and luckily had my camera nearby, but I had to run into the house to get it.  62 more words