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Snowflake’s view

  It is snowing. Here is one snowflake’s view as it drifts down to join its colleagues in a forest.

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Circumzenithal Arc

  It wasn’t the best I had seen, but this display of haloes in the direction of Nelson was better than any I had seen for a few years. I was alerted to it by the sight of a circumzenithal … Continue reading

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No lollypop

  I tried, but I didn’t win the lollypop — but I did manage something almost as good. I rarely fly anymore, but when I do, I ask for a window seat away from the wing. There are things that … Continue reading

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Sunny crossing

  Yesterday, I had occasion to cross Kootenay Lake on the M.V. Balfour on one of the few sunny days in the last few weeks. It offered the opportunity to take a couple of panoramas. The first view is a … Continue reading

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Harrop

  Another sunny day, another panorama from high on a Forest Service road. Previously a panorama was centred on Queen’s Bay. This view was taken a little to west and only shows a bit of the Main Lake and the … Continue reading

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Queen’s Bay

  Sometimes it is fun to explore a Forest Service road for interesting views. I like this one looking down on Queen’s Bay. (I refuse to use its silly official name.) This picture was taken from the Selkirk Mountains, while … Continue reading

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Path by creek

  June brings raging creeks as the mountain snows melt. A path beside a creek close to my home is accompanied by the din of cascading water and rolling boulders. For a decade, I have taken pictures at one spot along this … Continue reading

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Kaslo covered bridge

  The Kaslo covered bridge is officially known as the Kaslo Trailblazers Bridge for it is the Trailblazers Society that built it in 2008 as part of the Kaslo River trail system. It is 34 metres long and it sits … Continue reading

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Sunrise

  I was admiring a picture that Derek Kite had taken from high on a ridge above the West Arm. It showed the sunrise over the distant Purcell Range. I wondered if I could capture a similar moment and went … Continue reading

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Nelson’s Gyro Park

  Yesterday, I visited Gyro Park in Nelson and took a couple of pictures. I suspect that only people who are familiar with the park will be able to make sense of them — well, maybe even these people will … Continue reading

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