Come along with me for a Garden Ramble

It’s time to think about putting the garden to bed for the growing season

Thank you for spending a little time with me in the Garden

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Blue Jays stay in the North all Winter

It always amazes me the vast number of birds that remain here in the Northern parts of Ontario, Canada. The Blue Jay for one…

I was so excited to see them in my trees that I hurried inside to the pen tablet and started drawing this delightful bird. Although different from what I witnessed in the trees I wanted to try my hand at creating the beauty of these birds. I used a drawing tool called the Pen Tablet and a program called Sketchbook Pro.

This was back on April 5th 2017. Then on April 18th I heard such a racket happening outside I had to jump away from the computer and see what was causing the noise. Once, outside I noticed one of the trees just full of birds all singing or calling out at once. It was a rather high pierced sound along with the road noise from the highway combined, so I added a bit of music instead to the 50 or more Waxwing birds who came for a short visit.

Nature is a glorious thing to witness and these birds lifted my spirits almost as if I were flying there with them as they took off to show their beauty to someone else in the neighborhood, hopefully they took as much delight in the sight as I did..

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Friday the 13th 2017 ~ Good Morning

I certainly miss my days before retirement. I use to eagerly await Friday, because the weekend was on the horizon and I always looked so forward to putting my feet up. Now, I can do that at any time of the day right? Not so much….

I think I’m tired of all this snow already and just want to return to work. Hum, just kidding…

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January 4th 2017 ~ Wow that was odd typing in the New Year numbers for the first time.. Oh Boy …

I’ve been working on a folding light box to use for some of my indoor photography. The first box was huge and storing it was a pain like a pimple popping on your face just before you have a special occasion to attend. Alright, I must admit I’m too old to get pimples any longer, but you get the idea, right?

I ordered a set of L.E.D. strip lights with a sticky back for my new light box and was amazed by the light. I think I’ll add another strip of lights inside of the folding light box and see what happens, but for now … What do you think?

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I’ll show it opened up with the light strips attached next post.. hugs from me to you…

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Good Morning ~ Monday

While I was out by the lake on Saturday morning there was this seagull waiting to see if I had brought them anything to nibble on. This bird flew in and rested atop a garbage can, before flying down to where I was sitting in my car waiting on the sunrise.

Have a wonderful week ahead….

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Until next time

~Laura~