bookmark_borderOff the Grid (plus – Fungi ID game)

image of autumn leaves on forest floorThis post is quite late but I have the best excuse. I was off the grid, in the forest, looking at autumn.

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bookmark_borderEnd Of the Ice Storm (Until Next Time)

image of landscape through ice on tree branchI got back to Peterborough last week just before the weather warmed up and all the ice melted.

Above is Rice Lake distorted through a coating of ice on a branch beside the frozen water. (If you click on the photo to look at it close up, you can see the horizon, trees and branches.)

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bookmark_borderIce Below the Dam

image of large ice skirt around a tree

I sometimes get myself into some dangerous situations taking photos: standing roadside at night, on a hill in a lightning storm, in a mosh pit in front of a band. I don’t take unnecessary risks, but they’re not places for the faint of heart.

On this particular adventure, however, I actually felt uneasy. I didn’t know when the dam might open, or one of the huge ice skirts might come crashing down or a tree collapse under the weight (one had before I arrived). The footing was slippery shale and the icy water was moving very fast.

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