After 3 seasons of photographing plants and wildlife with a little point and shoot camera, I’ve upgraded a wee bit to a Panasonic Lumix FZ1000, a bridge camera that gives me zoom up to 400mm. I wandered out to the Sam Smith Park this morning… Read More
Today’s nature walk with Miles Hearn was at Ashbridges Bay. This is a very popular summer spot, with a really nice beach and many beach vollyball courts. There weren’t so many people around today. Temperature hovered around the freezing point this morning but in exposed… Read More
I enjoyed morning walk at Humber Bay today. It’s a beautiful spot on the west side of the city. There was hardly anyone around when I was there, except for a couple naturalist/birder types, who can be easily ID’d by the binoculars or cameras hanging… Read More
We’re so fortunate to live just down the street from Colonel Sam Smith Park. It is a Toronto treasure. Often when I’m there I have the dogs with me, which makes it a bit difficult to look at birds, but this morning I went for… Read More
This morning, The Partners started early, jonesing for an adventure in the car. They know car trips often lead to forests and other good places. I said, OK gang, let’s go, and off we went.
The Partners and I took off this morning for one of our favourite activities, foraging for mushrooms. We started at a small forest where a friend tipped me to several perfect giant puffballs. The puffballs were in a beautiful 80 acre forest close to my… Read More