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Escaping the Ottawa winter of 2014

Escaping the Ottawa winter of 2014 With cries of “ENOUGH ALREADY”, I found myself finishing off the month of March with a snow shovel in my hand, once again valiantly heaving shovelful after shovelful of that darned white stuff (SNOW!!!) … Continue reading

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Vancouver, B.C. to Snoqualmie, Washington

The day started off fine. The kayaks had been loaded the night before so my plan was to leave reasonably early from my brother’s place in Burnaby, B.C. Was cool enough overnight to deposit a light film of frost on … Continue reading

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Heading Home From Stowe, Vermont

Service had been great and, happily, the weather, for the most part, had cooperated, so we were able to get outside in the fresh mountain air and enjoy using the well groomed trails of the Trapp Family Lodge. Now our … Continue reading

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Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee (Part III)

In the River Journey building, you start your tour in the lower levels where there is a wonderful display of seahorses but first I had to get past the Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) which, I guess, was the display creature … Continue reading

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Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee (Part II)

The first part of this multi-part posting of my visit to the Tennessee Aquarium focused on the orchids and butterflies exhibits and a few of stingrays on exhibit. This Part II highlights the reefs and the jelly fish displays. The … Continue reading

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Florida Trip – Crossing the Border

We left Toronto early Wednesday morning and headed for the Windsor/Detroit border crossing. The roads in Toronto were pretty messy with a combination of ice and slush making loading the bikes onto the truck and general packing activities a bit … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

5:05 PM Arriving in Toronto. Looks pretty miserable and wet out the train window. Raining and 4 C with quite a bit of snow on the ground.

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African Safari – Serengeti – Morning Drive, part one

Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus) African Safari – Serengeti – Morning Drive This morning out on the Serengeti, we were all prepared to stay on our toes and keep a close look-out for the elusive Leopard.

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African Safari – Serengeti – Getting Going Again

African Safari – Serengeti – Getting Going Again I thought that I might like to get the “Sunrise over the Serengeti” shot this AM but I guess ten days of safari was beginning to wear me down and the sunrise … Continue reading

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African Safari – Serengeti moths

African Safari – Serengeti moths I found, at the end of a day bouncing around in a safari van at 6,000 feet. that I was rather tired but, one evening on the way back from supper, I decided to stop … Continue reading

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