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White-Breasted Nuthatch

White-Breasted Nuthatches, like their Red-Breasted cousins, like to walk down tree trunks head first.

Just because.

Well, come on. Wouldn’t you, if you could?

New Challenges

“What do you mean, you’ve never been in a canoe?  You’re a Canadian aren’t you?  And so I stepped into a tippy canoe and sat very still and paddled out into the middle of the lake and heard with a chill up my spine the observation, “Hmm….we must look at the little tear in the bottom of the canoe.   235 more words

Golden Sunrise

My favourite time to take the canoe out is early in the morning, before anyone else is awake.

The water is like glass, the mist drifts oh-so-slowly across it, and the sun turns everything to gold. 8 more words

KEE to Bala: Experience Live Music in the Heart of Cottage Country

The Ramones. Teenage Head. The Tragically Hip. Louis Armstrong. Sounds like the kind of eclectic roster you’d find at a large music venue that holds upwards of 15,000 people. 472 more words

Public History

Eastern Chipmunk

I have been very bad about posting over the summer, but I have a bunch of new photos from my vacation so I should be able to fix that now. 66 more words

Goodbye Summer

All images © Spiral Light Photography

“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” – Helen Hunt Jackson


Bleary-eyed and nostalgic

There is just something about an overcast, mist-filled sky that makes me nostalgic for my youth. Specifically the time I spent in Muskoka from grades 5 to 8. 123 more words