Tag Archives: Nature

Searching For Sun – Let’s Go Higher

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

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The Perfect Day

What makes a perfect day? Is it foregoing the opportunity to sleep in on a Saturday morning? Rousing and rushing because you did sleep too late but need to meet the a 10 am deadline to meet the hiking club for … Continue reading

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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge – # 33 Hiking

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!

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How Many Calypso Orchids Can We Find?

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

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Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge – Escape

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

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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge – # 32 The Beach

This week I am going to follow through with the intent. The Wild Weekly Photo Challenge # 32 is “The Beach” I find a week passes so very quickly. I had intentions of entering # 31 Scent but by the … Continue reading

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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge – # 30 Movement

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

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Earth Day Reflection

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

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The Daily Post – Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

The old elm tree in the yard describes change very well. Year after year it shows its splendor through the changing of the seasons.

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Spring Says, “I’m Here” – Winter Says, “Not Quite Yet”

The swimming pool where I destressĀ 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

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