Category Archives: Nature

Can I admit something to you? Even though as a farmer I know that thistles and dandelions are weeds… sometimes as a photographer I can’t help myself and I just love how those plants look when the sun backlights their white fluff.  Anyone else with me?  And can’t help but think how pretty a field […]

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One of my favorite roads to take a scenic drive down in the fall is the Sunken Bridge road just west of Ponoka.  The narrow gravel road is edged with poplar trees on both sides as you drive down the hill to: this view of the Battle River.

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The view on the way to the chickens… Mom’s amazing row of sunflowers in her garden made the walk out back to the chicken coop extra pretty last year! I love old barns, house, and sheds; and this chicken coop doesn’t disappoint with its old cedar shake siding and cute wooden window frames.  The chicken […]

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Old barbwire fences, round bales scattered throughout the hay field, set against the backdrop of hazy mountain ranges disappearing into the distance… I couldn’t pass up this beautiful scene – so I did a quick u-turn on the highway, parked in the farmers approach to the field, and walked along the ditch till I got […]

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June is one of my favorite months of the year!  Thanks to it holding my anniversary, the arrival of summer, my birthday, and a whole lot of flowers starting to bloom everywhere!! I came across this hidden beauty of some wild roses blooming along the fence line in the back corner of one of our […]

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Sweet Home Alabama…  where the skies are so blue! This image was taken during  a trip to visit a good friend of mine, Heather.  She was doing one of her optometry practicums at a clinic near Mobile, Alabama.  So along with anther friend of ours, Sam, we decided to take advantage of her unique location and go […]

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Isn’t this a dramatic, AMAZING, moody, fire lined sunset?  After taking this picture just off my front lawn ( seriously! I am loving living on the farm full time again to see sunset views like this, not interrupted by neighbours houses or street lights) I walked up the hill and sat there in the pasture with […]

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I love when I wake up and see the whole world outside covered in hoar frost! This particular day, it was pretty foggy all morning but gradually the sun started to peak through and I headed outside with my camera. By the time I had walked across the yard to this treeline on the north side […]

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