Category Archives: Out My Backdoor
How high? At 450 metres the sun was shining in a bluebird sky. Any higher? At 600 metres snow began to cover the road. At the highest? At 2,350 metres for 360 degrees the sun was a balmy 10 Celsius … Continue reading
This blog has been on a hiatus for several months while I contemplated whether I should continue to blog revolving around the purpose why I started to blog or not blog at all. I initially started the blog so family … Continue reading
Let’s Be Wild’s challenge # 33 is hiking. This activity can be enjoyed year round in the East Kootenays of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Come visit, experience beauty and enjoy!
The goal for the day was to hike various pathways in the Kimberley Nature Park in search of the tiny exquisite Calypso Orchid. In the East Kootenays this Orchid blooms the latter part of May. Mother Nature favored the region with a … Continue reading
I always seem to complete these challenges at the last minute. My week slips by so quickly. In response to the weekly photo challenge from Word Press, plants use escape as a continuation of life. The following photos show a … Continue reading
The photography challenge for Lets Be Wild is week is movement. When I think of movement, it is the whirring of hummingbirds as they zip from flower to flower. I spent many a summer afternoon trying to capture this movement. … Continue reading
To applaud Earth Day, I want to extol the beautiful corner of the Province of British Columbia where I live, as well as, draw awareness to the disappearance of the earth’s glaciers and to enter the Wild Weekly Photo Challenge … Continue reading
The old elm tree in the yard describes change very well. Year after year it shows its splendor through the changing of the seasons.
The swimming pool where I destress after work is closed for its annual yearly maintenance, so by Sunday I was in need of some exercise and connecting with nature. Saturday evening the ground was covered with a thin layer of fresh … Continue reading
I have a huge fascination for clouds and cloud formations. When I fly, as often as possible, I choose the window seat so I can plaster my nose or camera lens against the plane window and watch the clouds and sometimes … Continue reading