With just two days allocated to Halifax and the surrounding area, we planned two night photography outings to make the most of our limited time: Halifax Harbour and the Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell Tower.
This month marked our first major vacation since our family trip to Iceland in 2015. And our Atlantic Canada itinerary included plenty of National Historic Sites, National Parks and other truly Canadian experiences. Returning home late on July 30th allows just enough time to select and share five photographs for this month's photo blogging challenge theme: patriotic.
Making time every day to get out and play is essential to my physical and mental well-being. And while I'm all for hitting epic trails as often as possible, a dose of nearby nature does the trick most days.
The earth travels almost an entire circle around the sun from one peak blossom day to the next. All through the month of May we watch and wonder when our crab apple tree is going to burst into bloom. Peak blossom never lasts more than a day or so. And then there's a carpet of pink petals on the driveway until the wind blows them away.
While our planet's daily rotation on its roughly north-south axis and its annual trip around the sun are not brought to you by the colour red (or green, or blue, or any other colour for that matter). But, colour sure has a big influence on our daily loves - our moods, what we eat, how …