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The Wolf Moon

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Last Friday the first full moon in 2020 occurred. The Full Moon in January is the wolf moon named after howling wolves, which may stem from the Anglo-Saxon lunar calendar. Other names: Moon After Yule, Old Moon, Ice Moon, and Snow Moon. I shot the video a couple of years ago and reprocessed with the iMovie editor. Enjoy.

Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

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Wooden and Stone Creatures

and a Landscape

Before several snowfalls blanketed the entire Arrow Lakes area and most of BC, my wife and I went out to hunt for some unusual art forms that the great artist Mother Nature creates for those who keep their eyes open for the wonders all around them. On our walk along the beach, I discovered a buck’s head, a wolf, a dinosaur, a landscape with great contrast between dark and light and a colourful creature turned to a friendly woman’s face. I have to confess that I was using a photo editor to add a little punch to the images in order to make the characters stand out against their background. Enjoy!

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Happy New Year!

May 2020 bring to all people on Earth a healthy portion of peace, good health and happiness! I also would like to apologize to my dear blogging friends who felt a bit neglected by the mere sprinkle of a few likes during the Christmas season.

Today at the beginning of a new year, I thought it would be meaningful and enjoyable to look back and provide a visual review of the photographic highlights of 2019. The video shows some of my best photos of the four seasons at the Arrow Lakes, BC, Canada. While some may enjoy living in areas of eternal spring and summer, I would miss the beauty that fall and winter offer to us living in the northern climes. Enjoy.

 

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Advent Impressions

Signs of the approaching winter are now beginning to tell us in our neck of the woods that the dark season is upon us. But for those, who keep the candle burning in their hearts and have their eyes wide upon for the wonders of God’s creation, the brightness of the snow and the green colours of branches bring joy in fond anticipation of Christmas. It is a time for reflection away from the hustle and bustle of last-minute shopping in the peace and quiet of a landscape at rest. Enjoy.

Please note this is the last post before Christmas. I need to take some time off for the family. I wish all my readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Serene Winter Scene

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Nature’s Advent Wreath

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Ice Flowers Growing on a Windshield

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Ever-Green Cedar Branches

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Snow-capped Ornamental Thistles

Something very touching is the following video a friend had passed on to me yesterday.

Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

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A Walk along the Lakeshore of the Lower Arrow Lake

On the second Sunday of Advent brilliant sunshine, so unusual in December, invited my wife and me to drive out to our favourite campsite. In other years, we had to park our car at the junction and walk down over snow and ice to the lake. There was hardly any snow, which allowed me to drive down to the boat ramp. From there we took a leisurely hike to the mouth of the creek. Of course, we had our cameras with us, and here is the result of this glorious Sunday morning. Enjoy.

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My Wife and I Basking in the Sunshine

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Ice Crystals on a Mossy Patch

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Studies of Light and Dark

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Sparkling Droplets on Pine Needles

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This Year’s Remarkable Indian Summer

It is hard to believe we are approaching the end of November and we are still being blessed with typical Indian Summer weather, which is most often occurring in late September or October. Yes, I would be untruthful if I claimed that we did not have any snow. But the wet stuff melted away within twenty-four hours. And then there was more sunshine and great opportunities to capture a few more images… Enjoy.

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