Mexican Sunset #2
Bay of Banderas, Nuevo Vallarta
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Mexican Sunset #5
Mexican Sunset #3
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Bay of Banderas, Mexico
The sea pronounces something, over and over, in a hoarse whisper; I cannot quite make it out. ~Annie Dillard
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Early Morning Flight
Pelicans over the Bay of Bandaras, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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¡Bienvenido a Casa
Dreams Villamagna, Nuevo Vallarta
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Welcome to Mexico
Puerto Vallarta Airport
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Sierra Madres #3
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Sierra Madres #2
Sierra Madres #1
I love the curves of this mountain range!
Goodbye Toronto #2
Leaving cold and grey Toronto for a while to warm up in Mexico. Although the other Great Lakes are almost totally frozen over, Lake Ontario has a lot of open water.
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Leaving cold, grey Toronto for some Mexican sunshine!
Happy Valentine's Day
For the Birds
Energizing My Feathered Friends
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Partially Cloudy with a Chance of Swans
Tired of this winter's daily weather forecast, I decided to come up with my own.
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The open water behind the sewage treatment plant is usually a chaotic crowd of water fowl. Today's sunshine seemed to have a calming effect on the birds.
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Hiding in Plain Sight
Snowy Owl near Collingwood, Ontario.
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Beautiful female who wouldn't fly for me. That's ok. I'm patient and I'll go back.
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Home Sweet Home
The snowplow driver did a good job of pushing back the snowbank on our cul de sac in advance of the dump of snow we're expecting tomorrow.
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The Colour of Cold
Clouds picking up moisture along the horizon from the open waters of Nottawasaga Bay.
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Fence Post #1
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Walking on Water #3
This juvenile mute swan seems surprised it can walk on the freezing bay.
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Walking on Water #2
Adult and juvenile mute swans enjoying some sunshine on the freezing bay.
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Walking on Water #1
These juvenile swans seem surprised that they can just walk up on sections of the freezing bay.
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The grungiest bird house I've ever seen inspired me to add a grungy background texture to simulate the sky.
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From Texture Blends/Composites
White-tailed deer taken on the 6th line in Clearview
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Taken on the 6th Line of Clearview, near the Collingwood Airport
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Blizzard-like conditions make it difficult to see the fishing village that's springing up on Collingwood Harbour.
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No Bird-bathing Today
Looks like the birds won't be using this birdbath anytime soon!
The Ski Train
My abstract version of the sculpted clay mural by Richard Gill, depicting the arrival of the 1950’s ski train, carrying passengers bound for the ski hills, at Craigleith Station.
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Mother Nature's Bling
Black Ash Creek in Collingwood, Ontario
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If you were out today, I hope you bundled up! I captured this lynx at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre in Gravenhurst on a frigid January day very much like today.
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