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A Tale of Three Rhododendrons

These three Rhododendrons are over one hundred and forty hears old and sit on the front lawns of the homes of three brothers. The original property was owned by my great, great, great grandfather, Benjamin B. Porter. As his sons … Continue reading

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Secret Places – Number Two

  This stream is secret indeed. It usually only shows up in the fall and spring when heavy rains generate lots of run-off from the gentle slopes in our woodlot that run down to a small lake at the bottom … Continue reading

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Early Summer Poppy

What is it about the poppy that always brings a smile to my face as I pass them in my wife’s garden on a warm summers day? The deep rich red, bobbing to the rhythm of the sea breeze, the … Continue reading

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Sunset After the Storm – Cedar Lake

After a day of torrential rain the sky started to clear and the sun broke through the clouds just before disappearing over the horizon. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 24mm – ISO 200 – f6.7 – … Continue reading

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Ribs

Yesterday found me high in a friend’s barn, looking for the serial number on my old Peterborough canoe. I found it and took this picture which, on close examination, turned out to be a very nice photographic study I hope … Continue reading

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Flames in the Night

It takes sixteen hours to smoke 20kg of Boston Butts for pulled pork sandwiches. That means starting at midnight, so it’s ready for supper the next day. Here the charcoal chimney glows pink, blue flames crown the top and sparks … Continue reading

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Beetle Basking

This magnificent Six-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata) and many of his kin were busy feeding and enjoying the heat radiating from the stones as I passed them by whilst on a walk in our woodlot. Their fabulous iridescent colouring sparkles in the sunshine as … Continue reading

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Meteghan Falls

The rushing Spring flood of the Meteghan River throws itself over the falls just off the Bangor Road in Clare, Digby County. A slow shutter speed allows the viewer to see the beautiful undulations as the water makes its way … Continue reading

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Supermoon

Today marks the Spring Equinox… the first day of Spring. This year it was marked by the nighttime display of a “supermoon.” Supermoons occur when a full moon coincides with it’s orbit bringing it close to the earth. Astrologists put … Continue reading

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