Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Hi, do you think it's windy enough for me
high on the hill today?

I'll just scoot down here where the wind drops off a bit ~

and zip back up because I can't allow the humans 
to get too far away, you know.

OK follow me ~ 
look there's a surfing human 
catching a pretty good wave.

I'll just see if I can figure out 
what has been left 
on the grass for me
waits patiently below.

I really like being high on the hill
no matter where I stand 
I do have a lot of vantage points ~~ 

which I have pointed out over my time here in blogland.
I always like to see colour
as is the case of this surfer with a red board 
heading back to the truck
which has a blue board on top.
The grey waters and sky always
assist in making  the colours come alive,
just like me!

Thursday, April 23, 2015


Can you feel it?

Oh yes, the refreshing touch of cool fog
slowly gliding in from over the ocean.

 It softens the landscape giving the view a muted cover ~

sifting across the beach rock 
up and over

to the other side 
where we walk and park our car

the lake on the other side of the parking lot
is smothered in sunset clouds
protected from the ocean's fickle nature

up on the hill 
I manage to sniff out a choice spot
just as the sunset 
descends for the evening

Cool fog and Sunsets
this is what makes my day
hopefully yours!!

Sunday, April 19, 2015


Yes, haircuts make me lively, perky and DOODLICIOUS!
Just ask the guys!
I was so full of vim & vigour
so we jumped intro the car and went to the boardwalk.

 7 A.M. ~ Yes you see ice but the air is warm
which hastens the demise of Ol' Man Winter
and his Trojan warriors of 2 long icy months!

Photographers get up early!
You people know who you are.

If I had a camera I would be snapping pictures too.
So instead I sniff and sniff 
usually discovering something choice!

The sunrise accents my blond fringe quite well this morning.
I must say I love a good haircut!

Heading back to the car along the trail
passed the still frozen bog
I discover another sweet sniffing morsel.
Aaahhhhh, Heaven as usual!!

We Three Amigoes 
do enjoy our early morning 
wake-me-up strolls!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015


Hey folks!
I'll make this short and sweet
I mean SHORT!!
I'm heading out to get my hairs cut
~ sheered off ~
~ diminished ~
~ reduced ~
"off with their heads"
by a brand new hair-do stylist to the Doodle Stars!
His name is Jeff.

This lady knows exactly 
the guys need my hairs shortened.
Sheeh, what's with humans anyway!?!

Friday, April 10, 2015

EVERYWHERE THERE IS SPEED •.¸¸ ¸¸.•*¨*•.¸¸ ¸¸.•*¨*

For the last 2 months our world has been smothered in snow
all forms of the white stuff ~~

but this passed week the skies and waters came alive
with wings all kinds of them ~~

Look what's above and ahead of us !!!

Yes these beauties were flipping through the air above our heads.
I have never seen such speed and agility.
I thought the the sailboards like the 1st two pictures were fast
but they have nothing on these light weight remote control planes.

I really get off on visiting this hill
because there is always something to see and to do here.
Ron told me about the iceboater he saw the other day
(but couldn't stop along the side of the road to take pictures
because the snowbanks were too high) ~~

^ But this will give you an idea of the thrill of this sport ^
See what I mean!

Monday, April 6, 2015


As usual, I've got my nose into something ~

~ as we venture up this trail that we discovered a few years ago.
 Ron and I decided to try it while Jim was at work for the afternoon.

Before we started climbing the slope 
we stopped and soaked up this view
~ pond and ducks ~
so tranquil.

Just to the right the waters began to drop off 
turning into a torrent 
sweeping any unsuspecting branches and ice away.

 All around 
the lakes are covered in pale teal blue 
caused by the many changes in snow and ice layering.
The sunlight causes the various shades
and also appears differently
when it's foggy.

With all of that going on down below me 
I really wanted to climb this slope
because I love to climb.

Birch groves were every where

 We even heard and saw this stream hiding off to the side
which I do believe worked it's way down to that pond I showed you.

No greenery as of this Easter weekend
(even though Ron wants you to know that his snowdrops are pushing through
only a handful but that gives us hope)

 I hear sounds that make me want to investigate
believe you me

But I listen this time
(what gives it away!)

Thursday, April 2, 2015

APRIL •*¨*•♫♪

April has arrived!
This has always been a month for renewal and rejuvenation.
So today we decided that everything just felt right
for a walk in the park. 
Just look at Jim's face and my determined canter up the hill.
I just never understood why one would need Nordic walking poles!
Perhaps, it's because I have 4 legs!

This is the 1st time since 2013 that Daddy Ron
has had the opportunity soak up this view.
We found this picnic table along the edge of the pathway
and just stopped and stared for awhile.

The entrance to the Halifax Harbour looks so calm and serene today.
This vantage point really gives you an idea of the height of this hill
with many skeleton trees left over from Hurricane Juan in 2003.
The vegetation is returning slowly covering the land below.
One good thing though is that the view has opened up
a remarkable vista for quite a few years now.

Discovering a new path always turns into a photo op of clicking.
I am hiding behind shrubs
Jim is checking the depth of the snow
The container pier is bustling down below
Ron is taking pictures.

This shows you what happens when the guys aren't paying attention to me!
I smelled ocean water from high on the hill
before we all knew it

and into the water!
Sheeh what's a girl to do!?!
I haven't swum since last November
it's high time tide (pun) that I took full advantage of it.