Category Archives: photography

Say hello to Butter Butt

Before 2020 and the lock downs I wasn’t much into bird photography; that was DH’s thing. But when being inside with DH all the time finally got to me I decided to venture out into nature with him to try … Continue reading

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I need sunshine because it’s raining today

Amazing how far behind one can get when out of commission for a couple of weeks. Plus, wouldn’t you know it, just as soon as I found myself scratching off things to do a few more thing popped up (two … Continue reading

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A little sunshine…

In light of what’s going on over in Europe right now I just felt drawn to post some old sunflower photos. I hope they bring a little sunshine into your day. Peace be unto you – Teri Oh! I still … Continue reading

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Singing a different kind of blues…

Easter Bluebird blues that is. It was a cold and snowy day when I fell and while I probably should’ve gone straight home, I initially didn’t feel anything (other than embarrassment) so we left for another favorite birding spot – … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – St. Andrews Cathedral

This chapter in Billy’s travel journal was one that I enjoyed but he did not like it much. He enjoyed the view walking towards St. Andrews but once we entered, he was disappointed that it wasn’t another castle where he … Continue reading

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Another tale of Ice and Snow…and Ducks

We braved the cold, snow and ice (I had to put hand warmers into my gloves to be functional) and went out in search of cold birdies. We found the floofy things trying to keep warm themselves. This photo is … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – Dunnottar Castle

This was one of those “the best laid plans of mice and coos oft times go astray” moments with visiting this castle. We had a lovely breakfast at our BnB with the plans for the day being to visit Dunnottar … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – Crathes Castle and Gardens

Happy place! Happy place! Happy place! If you ever visit Scotland and find yourself in Aberdeenshire when it’s the growing season then this is the castle and gardens you must visit! Crathes Castle is a 16th century tower house with … Continue reading

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Driving in Scotland

Let me first admit to the facts of life here…I do not know how to drive a stick and did all of about two minutes worth of driving in Scotland. DH did 99.9% of the driving in our automatic rental. … Continue reading

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Billy visits Scotland – Lys-Na-Greyne B&B

We all thought we had a little slice of heaven when we stayed at this BnB in Aboyne, Scotland. A quick recap as I have written about it before, this Edwardian granite house was built in 1912 and is nestled … Continue reading

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