FOTD Delphinium

I planted a new delphinium in the back garden this spring and it has started blooming. I think it is stunning! The photo below is inspired by Cee’s photo challenges. It is shot at f25. the one above is f5. and the top one f8. I wanted to get this ‘from above’ angle and still…

Summer! Lens-Artists Challenge #104

Amy has given us the Lens-Artists challenge of Summer this week. Here is my take on it. Summer is warm weather and this summer we are having an extended heat wave. With heat and humidity comes the threat of thunderstorms. The other evening there was one forecast and at sunset I looked out to the…

Happy Canada Day!

July 1st is Canada Day. This is the day we celebrate the confederation of Canada. I can honestly say there has never been a time when I have been more proud to be Canadian. The way our government,both Federal and Provincial, has handled the Pandemic has been the best it could be. I may not…

Monday Minstrel: Peyo the Hospital Horse.

I recently posted a book review of Riding Home, the Power of Horses to Heal by Tim Hayes. I know that many people are familiar with the idea of dogs who visit people in hospital but horses? There are videos of mini horses who visit hospitals and care homes but a full sized horse? Here…

Sunday Swans and Squirrels

Previously I posted about the two swans on the small lake up the road from us. They did have some babies. I have only seen two ( possibly there were more but they provided a meal for a raccoon or snapping turtle) but they seem to be growing and the parents keep them well away…

Webinar:Make it a 10 please!

The Webinar hosted by Equestrian Canada ran into some techincal difficulties and had a later than planned start. Once it got under way, Ron King ,who was the moderator told us there were 78 attendees logged in. He then introduced the panelists. Brittany Fraser Beaulieu, Megan Lane and Lindsay Kellock. All three are stars of…