Destination: Parrsboro Dam

Ten months ago I tried to find the trail to the Parrsboro Dam for the first time. I didn’t find it then but I kept the goal to hike there on my bucket list. Yesterday was the day to visit…

And this was yesterday…

…Ice was flowing on the Ferrels River at the bottom of our back yard. A rare sight indeed but mesmerizing non-the-less. I think it means that winter is here and even the Bay of Fundy gets some ice the odd day. It has warmed up since yesterday and the ice has disappeared completely. The skyContinue reading “And this was yesterday…”

Layers and Texture…

Sunday presented us with some beautiful sunshine and during a short drive, we stopped to take in the view toward Blomidon across the Minas Basin. The reflection was mesmerizing and the way the sun illuminated the edges of the clouds was worth capturing in the image above. We had stopped in a little clearing andContinue reading “Layers and Texture…”

Fluffy Snow…

…is falling today! Discoveries galore: from little puppy footprints to maple leaves hiding under a white blanket to lichen growing in the trees, the gently falling snow dampens the everyday noises and hides decay fall has left behind. My favourite discovery this morning was the lichen and moss and how they welcomed the snowflakes, transformingContinue reading “Fluffy Snow…”

Perseverance pays off…

I posted about my quest to find wave action several times already… Last Saturday afternoon I jumped in the car and drove the 4 km to Partridge Island Beach. Once I parked the vehicle I had trouble opening the door with the wind pushing against it. Ottawa House and Partridge Island Beaches are more sheltered,Continue reading “Perseverance pays off…”

Discoveries

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust I make a point of walking every morning. It’s not just a time to myself, I walk our dogs and the route I choose is usually the same each day. Yesterday I veered off my regularContinue reading “Discoveries”

Nature And Its Contemplative Allure

Driftwood… never boring, always full of surprises and discoveries!