Storm Bread

There’s a wildness in the sky. Wind lashes curtains of rain across the world beyond my windows. Little snow remains, only scattered thin drifts at my yard’s edge. Heavy rainfall warnings h...

Red Fox on the Hunt

  Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, Red foxes are pouncing where meadow voles is. Poor poetry, but true. During the past week, I’ve watched a red fox, Vulpes vulpes, hunting in the parkl...

A Big Melt: January Thaw

Compare the two photographs below: A week of mild, wet, and frequently windy weather has transformed northern Nova Scotia from a winter wonderland to the next best thing to spring. In what is usually ...