Sanctuary….

Xenia at Tranature has given us the Lens-Artists Challenge #108. Sanctuary If you are familiar with my blog you will not be surprised at where I find sanctuary. When you’re lost in the nightmare of life, just hold my hand, and follow the sound of my heartbeat to find sanctuary in my heart.” ― Anthony T….

Rain! Rain! Rain! Water Everywhere!

We have just had about five weeks of hot weather and drought. But this past weekend,to the farmers’ delight, the rains came! On Monday afternoon we had a veritable deluge! You may remember our little birdbath.No birds were bathing in the downpour. Last weekend was a long holiday weekend. This truck and its’ camper top…

Winter!

Ann Christine has given us Lens- Artists #107 Challenge Winter. While I may think photos of winter are very pretty and picturesque winter is not my favorite season. I do not like the cold. I do not like driving in icy conditions or heavy snow. I do not like riding my horse in the cold…

Water Water Everywhere!

The bluebirds are feeling the heat. Here are two splashing about in the birdbath. The Patriarch Blue Bird watches and he keeps an eye out for squirrels and others who may interrupt the bathing. One bluebird has already had her bath and waits for her two friends.Two small sparrows are waiting their turn. When the…

Summer Heat

Summer heat. The small birds, chipmunks and squirrels take advantage of a small plastic bird bath. We can see the bird feeder and the little bath from our eat in kitchen and there is always some activity to watch. Have a good week ahead everyone and if your climate is a hot one try to…

FOTD: Wild Ones

No fertilizer, no watering, no trimming. They must fend for themselves.

Autumn

This week Patti has given us the seasonal challenge of Autumn . These photos are my response. Autumn is a beautiful time of year in Ontario. The weather is still mild and the humidity has dropped down . The trees put on glorious display. But….the one thing I do not like about autumn is that…

FOTD: Clematis

In response to Cee’s Flower of the Day challenge here is a wonderful clematis ,that is growing up the north facing wall, beside the door to our house. It is such a glorious color. I smile every time I see it. This clematis is intertwined with another that does not bloom until the fall. I…

Spring into Summer

This week Tina has given us the Lens-Artists Challenge #105 . Spring. I am going to cheat a bit as last week was summer and today I am going to submit photos taken in the spring and the same plants or locations taken in the summer. I took the photo of the summer corn last…

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…