Summer Music Fest

===================================================================================================== This summer music fest, the West Island Blues Festival, on a perfect Saturday, June 18, 2016 delighted hundreds of Blues fans attending it I happened to install myself just behind this couple far enough back from the huge speakers positioned at both sides of the stage complimenting smaller ones on the stage. Music shows … Continue reading Summer Music Fest

Past Summers Recall

======================================================================= Past summers recall is about some of the Canada Day entertainment I saw in Montreal's West Island, and just like the USA's 4th of July everything ends with a bang or bangs of fireworks going off. Although this video is short nevertheless, it is four and half minutes so enjoy the show while nature … Continue reading Past Summers Recall

Vibrant Pink Peony Et Al

======================================================================================================= This vibrant pink peony flower stands out well nested in multi-shades of green leaves surrounding it. In its full bloom towards the end of the summer these flowers or rather bunch of flowers bloom almost at once when there is plenty of sun and sufficient moisture provided by rainy days. I really enjoy seeing … Continue reading Vibrant Pink Peony Et Al

Beezness Scents

====================================================================Every bee knows it takes beezness scents to find the right flowers for nectar and pollen. Everyday bees fly around collecting nectar and pollen from flowers. They then deliver honey to their hive after eating the pollen as food for themselves and processing the nectar into honey. Bees are very industrious in providing for and … Continue reading Beezness Scents

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Twinkle defined as causing a shine with fluctuating light or to shine with a flickering or sparkling light, I believe this picture I took last Summer during Montreal's Jazz Festival fits that description like a glove. I was returning home walking West towards the Atwater subway station and had just passed Crescent Street when I … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Serendipity Perched

Express Yourself In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Express Yourself." My backyard allows serendipity to happen, this little guy perched up a power pole, is part of the local entertainment troop during the warm months of Summer. Most other days, there are a total of three squirrels doing high wire trapeze acts on … Continue reading Serendipity Perched

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

This reflections image done several summers ago when I travelled out into the Eastern Townships near the Vermont border. I was looking for interesting things to capture in my photos when I noticed a reflection of me in the cracked barn window so I quickly snapped the shot. I held my small digital camera just shoulder-high … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections


This abandoned, fire damaged old house, actually a Summer residence very close to Lake Champlain once belonged to an old timer I used to know. I took this photo in the Winter shortly after the fire that occurred during the previous Fall. The scene is in B/W to emphasize and provide a somber, desolate looking … Continue reading Abandoned

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected

It was totally unexpected, as I walked to the local theatre one afternoon to catch a flick my eyes caught this interesting image heck, who would have thought of this 'buzz' combination during the hot days of summer and yet there it was.  An empty, white, large format,  McDonald's  ice coffee cup and this empty, green, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected