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Space coast 2015

I  was back in Florida again this year and, as always, tried my hand at shooting pelicans in flight…I am pretty happy with the results!         Even if the temperature was on the cool side, I had the BEST day! First of all I managed to find my way to the Merritt […]

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Nature Travel

Hogepodge sightings

To conclude my nature discoveries I will include  photos of two of the numerous  and very entertaining crabs that spent their days digging holes in the sand.   And this one “new” (to me) bird. He seems to be wearing camouflage gear.   I will conclude with one of my beloved pelicans hovering over the […]

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Nature Travel

Turtles!!!!!

I thought the bioluminescence would be the highlight of my trip….little did I know that I would get to witness something I hade been looking for for years. As I was returning from my morning walk on the beach, I noticed a man  studying the sand intently and writing in a note book. I walked […]

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Nature Travel

Bioluminescence

Yesterday I had the  most amazing experience ever! I went kayacking at sunset on the Indian River in Cape Canaveral… saw plenty of manatees…saw the sun go down and the moon light up….I also saw plenty of lightning bolts on the horizon but what was unexpected was the bioluminescence phenomenon!!! As darkness took over I […]

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Nature

Gardenia

Last April I purchased a gardenia plant covered in blooms. I was hoping for an  Easter flowering. I waited and waited. Those blooms were big, round, shining green. But what looked like a promise soon started looking like plastic fakes. In disgust I brought the plant outside as soon as the weather permitted and proceeded […]

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General Nature

Sugaring off time

Spring has been slow to come, as has the maple sap. Yet the sugar shacks have started operating, mostly for fun.

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Nature Travel

Florida 2014

Another wonderful trip to Florida. First the east coast. I saw the usual bird watching over the fishermen… and even caught him in flight…   A frequent catch along this beach  is  small sharks…   Next stop, Anna Maria island on the gulf, where the sand is white and the water is crystal clear. This, […]

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Events Nature

2014 The butterflies are back at the botanical gardens

and they never cease to mesmerize me… .          

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Events Nature

Back to the botanical gardens for the lanterns festival

This exhibit is always magical… The novelty this year (for me) was the walk through an enchanted forest, where trees lit up to the rhythm of music.

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Nature

2013!

Those of us who wished for a white Christmas sure got their wish this year! Here is a photo I took on New Years day up in Morin Heights.