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Autumn Fern

June 4th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

June 4, 2017 - So many things in the garden are so late, and some succumbed to the cold winter or the overly wet spring and disappeared completely. I thought my autumn ferns were gone but they have all, slowly but surely, pushed out their new bronze foliage and proven me wrong. I went and [...]

A Walk in the Woods

April 16th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

April 16, 2017 - The weather has just been atrocious so far this spring. March was officially the gloomiest on record with only three days free of rain, and April hasn’t fared much better so far. Honestly, I don't mind the rain, but it's just been a bit much this year so far. It reminds [...]

Anna’s Hummingbird

February 3rd, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

February 3, 2017 - Vancouver has a population of Anna's Hummingbirds that overwinter here. They are tiny, have high metabolic requirements, and feed is presumably scarce at this time of year, so I try very hard to make sure the feeder is always out, always contains food, and stays thawed out. It's a pretty neat [...]

Day 352 – Almost Spring!

December 17th, 2016|Photo a Day - The Rest of 2016?|

December 17, 2016 - Vancouver is such a challenging place to live, the horrible winter weather we have to endure? I mean, we had snowfall warnings for accumulations of 5cm last week, then this week the thermometer dropped to -8C and we had windchills warning for as low as -18C!!! And the snow didn't go [...]