A Photo a Week Challenge – Atmospheric

…thanks to Nancy Merrill for hosting A Photo a Week Challenge

A cool overcast day. A great day to spend indoors and enjoy a quilting show in Orangeville.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Textures

…thanks to Cee for hosting theĀ Fun Foto Challenge

Anyone who knows me is aware that I love textures. I love to photograph textures and paint with textures.P1080057
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A Photo a Week – Sun and Water

…thanks to Nancy Merrill for hostingĀ A Photo a Week

Probably one of my favourite photo subjects, sun and water.IMG-2205
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Nature Walk

….on the weekend I took a stroll to the naturalized park close to home

It’s not often that our dog, Frances wants to go for long walks anymore. She’s almost 13 and she sleeps most of the day. On occasion, however, when she does want to go for a walk she’s seems to find the energy to make her way to Col. Sam Smith Park. On warm days she likes to go for a swim from one of the three beaches in the park but last weekend the water was a little too green for my liking so I didn’t tempt fate and kept her on her leash.

I love this time of year with the colours changing. Plants are producing berries and seed heads and the grasses are turning brown with lovely seed tops swaying in the wind. The bees are very active these days and the birds are getting ready to migrate. Here are a few of my favourite sightings from my walk last weekend.IMG-3880
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