Saturday, July 23, 2011

What is This Beautiful Creature?

Yesterday morning when we looked out of our window we saw, what we thought to be, a leaf or piece of plastic on our back deck. When I went out and took a closer look, I discover this beautiful insect, but I had no idea what it was. It was quite large for a moth-like insect, with a wing span of probably 3 inches. The colour and detailing of the body were amazing.

It quietly stayed on our deck and did not seem to mind me being close by.

Unfortunately this blog entry does not have a happy ending. Later in the day we found that this beautiful creature had not lived, so we put it to rest in the willow trees nearby.

Friday, July 15, 2011

An Afternoon Near the Ocean

This afternoon we decided a little time away from the house was needed, so we took a drive north along the scenic route (134). We stopped at the wharf at Petit-Rocher to have our snack and enjoy the ocean.

We never seem to get tired of the view of the Bay of Chaleur.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Monday, July 4, 2011

A Family Visit out West

Last week Paul and I were in Alberta enjoying family time prior to Tom and Lisa's wedding.

Paul and his daughter, Tashia

Paul with his son, Tom

Tom, Jeannine, Gordie, Lisa, Paul, Tashia, Me and Louise

It was nice to spend time together.