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#endlesswinter

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. […]

Apple Pickin’ Time

Applewood Farm Winery, Stouffville

There’s something about a change in season that always makes me yearn to get outside with my camera.  As I try to cross things off my “Canadian girl bucket list”, I decided a trip to an apple orchard would kill a few proverbial birds with one stone.  Lucky for me, my intrepid mom was game […]

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 […]

Boulders Beach Penguins

Boulders Beach entrance

Times have changed. When Jody was last here, part of the attraction of going to see the African penguins at Boulders Beach was the physical interaction with them.  It was possible to walk along the rocky beach where they lived, and even swim in the water with the small birds.  Sounds idyllic, but the reality […]