Snowy Owl #2
Photo from my husband's office. Taken east of Stayner.
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All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
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From Texture Blends/Composites
Canoe at the mouth of Black Ash Creek
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Autumn Impressions #1
In-camera multiple exposure
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Sydenham River, in Grey County, just before it plunges over Inglis Falls.
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Kamaniskeg Lake in the Madawaska Valley near Algonquin Park.
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My view Thanksgiving morning.
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Collingwood Harbour seen from Harbourview Park.
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This little red squirrel seemed to be enjoying the last days of summer.
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Sunset at Collingwood Harbour.
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All in a Day's Work #2
Cold, rain and high winds didn't stop the crew of the U.S. Brig Niagara tall ship, moored in Collingwood Harbour.
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From Around Town
All in a Day's Work #1
Eastern Kingbird taken in the wetlands area of Collingwood's waterfront.
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Great Blue Heron #1
Great Blue Heron in Black Ash Creek.
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An egret flies out of the mist rising from Nottawasaga Bay at the mouth of Black Ash Creek.
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Sailboat heading out of Collingwood Harbour.
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Egret in flight over Black Ash Creek.
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Mute swan dives for food in Black Ash Creek.
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Nesting Swans #15
Mute swans nesting on Collingwood's waterfront at the mouth of Black Ash Creek.
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I spotted this groundhog soaking up some rays along Black Ash Creek.
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In spite of the crummy weather this Lesser Yellowlegs continues to forage for food along Collingwood's shoreline.
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Nesting Canada Geese #1
Canada geese nesting in one of Collingwood's urban drainage ponds.
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Nesting Swans #4
A pair of mute swans nesting along Collingwood's waterfront.
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Little Squirrel, Big Attitude #2
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. ~Winston Churchill
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On the Bay #19
The ice in Collingwood Harbour takes on beautiful textures as it melts.
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From On the Bay
The Promise of Spring
Ice-covered branch at Inglis Falls in Grey County.
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Watch Your Step
Walkway over the Sydenham River in Grey County
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Spring Thaw #1
Inglis Falls on the Sydenhamm River in Grey County.
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Sun shining through the mist from Inglis Falls in Grey County produced this beautiful rainbow over the Sydenham River.
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What a difference a year makes! This time last year the mute swans were already nesting. This year they're socked in by ice.
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This time of year people should be fishing from the dock, not on the ice. Spring, where are you?
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Even though the temperature struggled to surpass the freezing mark, this little robin chirped his heart out as the sun set.
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Soaking Up Some Rays #1
Even though the temperature has barely crept above freezing, there's real warmth to the sun now.
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Soaking Up Some Rays #2
Seagulls in an open patch of water in Collingwood Harbour
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Mute swans in Collingwood Harbour
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The ice on Nottawasaga Bay hasn't broken up yet, but it won't be long now.
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“Hallo, Rabbit,” he said, “is that you?”
"Let’s pretend it isn’t,” said Rabbit, “and see what happens.”
~ A.A. Milne
This little ladybug seems overly optimisitic to me.
Colouring Spring #2
Dreaming of Spring colour
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I'm so glad it's Spring! I was getting tired of winter.
Colouring Spring #1
I'm starting to wonder if maybe this will be the only way I'll get to see Spring colour this year.
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Aging with Grace
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom. ~Friedrich Schiller
Waiting for Spring
My tulips sit in the vase, tightly closed, huddled together for warmth, waiting...
Dreaming of Spring
Three shot multiple exposure taken in camera
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Growing Up Digital
Grandpa gave an old cell phone to our almost one year old granddaughter today. There's no doubt she's seen them in use.
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