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Seagull on frozen Lake Ontario, Toronto, Ontario

The winter that simply won’t end sent yet another blast of snow our way.  The large snowflakes fell in beautiful clumps that made photography a real challenge – keeping the camera dry, keeping the lens clear, getting the focus to settle on something other than an airborne snowflake – but it was worth the effort. […]

Walking in Markham

Reesor Pioneer Cemetery

Driving north on Reesor Road in Markham, I caught sight of some abandoned buildings that exerted a magnetic pull on my car.  Two feet of snow still blanketed everything, but I couldn’t resist getting out and trudging through the drifts to take a closer look.

After the Storm

Caution tape and storm damage

We didn’t take the storm warning seriously.  That is, until the thunderous sound of tree limbs hitting the ground around our home at 3:30 a.m. brought us sharply awake.

Canadian, eh

Maple sap collection bucket

Growing up in Winnipeg, I have a clear memory of my mother sharing a story of her childhood visit to a maple farm.  She recalled throwing freshly boiled syrup in the snow, salivating at the memory of the resulting delicious taffy.  How is it that her sweet tooth-afflicted daughter has never enjoyed that experience firsthand? This […]

Horses in Winter

Horses in winter

© Allyson Scott