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Glacier National Park: Bowman Lake to the Loop

This backpacking trip took us from Bowman Lake to the Loop on Going to the Sun Road.  We spent five nights camping – at the head of Bowman Lake; Hole-in-the-Wall; Hawksbill; Waterton River; and Fifty Mountain. 1,806 more words

Backpacking Trips

"What is this life if full of care we have no time to stand and stare."

What is this life if full of care
we have no time to stand and stare.”

 So said the great Welsh writer of the last century WH Davies, and today many walk past the beauty that’s there for all to see. 29 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

The gentle rhythm of island life has been punctuated by trips back to Cork – and back to reality – but the days ahead will hopefully bring some quiet time. 30 more words

Amateur Photography


Wildlife! So much in a tiny patch of garden.  Who knew?

On Monday I discovered a lovely frog, come to graze on my plentiful supply of slugs I hope.  88 more words


Sunday's Snapshots - Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, Mass.

Wednesday of this past week, I enjoyed several hours at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Mass. The weather was springtime glorious, neither too hot nor to chilly and what clouds were in the sky didn’t seem to block the brilliant sun. 382 more words


Travel Theme: Blossom

Tiny quivers poised
to spread life near and afar –
a flight against time.

It’s not exactly blossom…but this humble weed does have a certain beauty of its own.

Amateur Photography

First signs of life

They’ve been rained on and the sun has shone on them, and now they’ve rewarded me by showing me their first signs of life.  So good to see you, my little seedlings. 55 more words