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Biene’s Eagles

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Last week I presented a few of Biene’s owls which she had painted on rocks. Another common bird, which had made a spectacular come-back in our area in the last fifty years, is the bald eagle. No wonder that my wife has chosen this majestic bird of prey for her artwork. She paints mostly in the summer in a quiet corner at our local campsite surrounded by all the natural wonders. Lately, to overcome the depressing often grey winter months, she has taken up new projects of rock paintings in her studio located in our backyard. Responding to your encouraging comments on last week’s post, she is returning to her artistic activities she loves so dearly. Enjoy.

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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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Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

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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.

 

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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Caeli enarrant gloriam Dei

 

Natural Splendour of the ArrowLakes

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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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Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

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Stellar Jay’s Photo Session

Stellar jays are extremely wary and skittish birds, especially when they notice your camera pointing in their direction. To distract them from my presence, I put a few sunflower seeds onto the top rung of my stepladder. It worked! Here is my photo story. Enjoy.

 

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Hello! My name is Stellar Jay

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What do I see? Sunflower seeds, my favourite snack.

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I wonder if they are safe to eat.

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They look OK to me.

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Yummy! What a delicious snack!

 

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