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Meditation on Life and Mom #MondayBlogs #MothersDay

My mother is one of 12 children.  She is 92 now.  In all likelihood, she’ll see her 93rd birthday in late October.  She was a middle child, but now she’s the oldest, having survived six of her siblings.  483 more words


Pileated Woodpecker moment

I had a serendipity moment last weekend walking back from Fauntleroy Park. I heard the screech of a woodpecker that could only be a Pileated. Last August one visited our bird feeder and I did some research on how he seemed to resemble Woody Woodpecker the cartoon character.   75 more words


DNCB Outing No. 2016-17 to Brydon Lagoon & Hi-Knoll Park

Twenty-two DNCBers (see names at end) enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday morning wandering around Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park on the Langley-Surrey border.  It was meant to be a Wildflower outing, however, with the earlier Spring weather in BC and our outing being a bit later than last year’s, the Fawn Lilies and Trilliums had finished flowering.  1,090 more words


Other stuff at Lettuce Lake

Looks like fall in the spring.

Is that a squirrel up there eating the leaves?

This one was hiding his meal. I guess he thought I would steal it. 44 more words

Bird Photography

Using a printing press...

The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators-Great Lakes Chapter recently had a meeting hosted by Carrie Carlson at her studio.  She gave us an overview of the linoleum block printing process and then let us carve and print our own designs. 175 more words


My Pileated Woodpecker is Back

After an absence of several years I now have a Pileated Woodpecker back at my feeder. He turned up during a snowstorm and has returned a number of times in the following weeks. 12 more words