‘Bear’ with me: the Bear facts, the Bear truth, and left Bear naked

THERE’S ONE! Ugh! You are a beautiful color phase Black Bear, but I have to pass you up. It’s Saturday, it’s hot outside and I cannot process you without spoiling before I get back home tomorrow. OH WAIT! THERE’S ANOTHER ONE! Wow! You are a gorgeous color phase Black Bear, all brown and blonde. Wait…are…

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SPRUCE FLAVORED SUGAR COOKIES

Nom. Nom. Nom. Just in time for Christmas! As you are walking through the snowy forest, find a nice healthy spruce tree and snip off a few branches.  Spruce smells nice, but it tastes even better…in a cookie! Yes, there are few steps involved. But they are so worth it. This is not your average…

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Lovely, dark and deep

….the woods are lovely, dark and deep but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep and miles to go before I sleep *Robert Frost*   Picture taken at the Ancient Forest, British Columbia

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of this World ***The Fungus Among Us***

When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I’m on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself.  It’s truly is out of this world. 

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Beauty and the Blah

Funny thing is that I told my husband about my dream and how beautiful it was before it turned to ash. I said how everything beautiful fades, disappears or turns ugly. That was the pity, the blah, in me. I see that in these pictures however, I captured ever lasting beauty. In that, there is hope for today. 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved *** Fungi and Fun guys

Moments with my family, my ‘fun guys’, are my most beloved moments. If those moments involve ‘fungi’, all the better!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silence *** The Silent Sun

It’s a cool and crisp September morning. Birds still lay warm in their nests. The sun rises silently. It feels like it’s greeting me personally, saying a quiet hello. “Hello” I whisper back. I wait patiently for the world to come alive. Silence

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wanderlust

  I have never been to the end of this road. Every year I go back to this spot, but never finish the road. I hope that will change this year. There is so much country in these back woods, I may need a whole day to explore it. This picture does give me incredible wanderlust.…

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Moose, grouse and snow?

My hubby and I went out last Saturday for a spring bear hunt. We quite enjoy bear meat.  I felt it was a little too early to be chasing bears around in the bush, but I wanted to spend a day with my man and be out in nature. If anything, I would at least…

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