Category Archives: Selective focus

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Captured by Calypso

She-who-must-be-obeyed and I had a short break in Jasper in May, and on one of our morning walks, we came across some Calypso orchids. These are small orchids with a circumpolar distribution. Each plant usually bears […]

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Playing in the Sand

I took a day-trip to the Halfmoon Lake Natural Area last week, a lovely bright sky day without too much heat. The early and coolest part of the walk was not great for bug photography, […]

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Cladonia Lichen

 In the process of looking for bugs, I often come across other delightful little subjects. In this case, I caught a glimpse of  little points of red scattered over the forest floor, and a closer look revealed they were […]

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Enjoying the view

A green lacewing pauses on a leaf tip in the home garden. (Purchase at Zenfolio)

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Day of Pink

  This is the Day of Pink, the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia and Transphobia in schools and communities. I would have ignored it if it wasn’t for the news this morning, and my […]

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