Saturday, 30 July 2011

Sky Watch Fridays # 1

This is my first entry into Sky Watch Fridays (, but I do love sky pictures and am enjoying your site very much

Monday, 25 July 2011

The Buck

Wow, another great week. First, I found a very cooperative dragonfly. He sat patiently on the trunk of the car while I switched to macro and tried different angles. The next morning I woke to see a beautiful doe browsing through my backyard. One evening through the week, Wendy and I went beachcombing at Indian Point and witnessed four deer playing like children in a field. Finally, on the drive home, it made my day to see a healthy four point buck with his antlers all in velvet

Sunday, 24 July 2011

Mellow Yellow Monday #6

Mellow Yellow Monday time again......    I took this picture in my front garden this week after waiting for three of the four pods to open

Fishing the Keyhole

The Keyhole Lake is a great place to go pickerel fishing. Even on a windy day you can find a calm cove and New Brunswick pickerel are all about calm water and lots of weeds. Pickerel are aggressive predators and usually swallow their prey whole, so you always know when you are getting a bite. A steel leader is a must for this fish as they have several rows of razor sharp teeth that will shred even the toughest line. It is also a good idea to use pliers to remove the hooks. Personally, I am a catch and release guy, but these fish are good eating. As the day ended, the  osprey was glad that I was done sharing his fishing spot and even the sun seemed to be celebrating a great day with one last hurrah.

Monday, 18 July 2011

Mellow Yellow Monday #5

This is a great location to watch the sun go down and my entry into

Friday, 15 July 2011


One thing about spring and summer in the Maritimes, there is an abundance of bugs. Here are several of the more interesting and least annoying ones. I know I have previously posted the pictures of the clearwing hummingbird moth, but I couldn't do a series on bugs and not include this guy.

Monday, 11 July 2011

Eye of the Beholder

I wasn't sure what to call this post. These are just some random shots that I like. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder so.............

Saturday, 9 July 2011


All the wet weather this spring creates ideal conditions for mushrooms. Here are some of my favourite mushroom shots, with the first one being my entry into Mellow Yellow Mondays.