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Crazy Weather!

A long spell of unusually warm weather with temps in the 60s has really changed up when we see things. Stephanie was going to the mailbox and spotted this garter snake on the gravel drive. 50 more words


Humber Grove - Ghost Towns of the GTA

Saturday, October 21, 2017

The remains of a ghost town lie along the Humber River on Duffy’s Lane just north of Bolton.  The property of George Elliot on the county atlas below was in the Elliot family from 1855 until 1929.  1,052 more words


This garter snake found its way into a building so it was gently escorted outside, where it promptly backed into a defensive posture. It appears to be quite large; was only about 20 centimeters long. A handsome creature.

Snakes alive!

Photo hikes in nature can present one with surprises. We visited the Lorain County MetroParks’ Sandy Ridge Reservation hoping and expecting to see an assortment of birds native to that wetland. 196 more words

Eastern Garter Snake

Dad and I found this beautiful snake in Apalachicola National Forest last night. It was incredibly tame and curled up in my hand enjoying the warmth radiating from my skin. 59 more words


Make friends with fearsome creatures

Last weekend, I opened my hot tub lid to find this handsome fellow, a five-foot black rat snake luxuriating in the steam on the corner of the tub. 328 more words