Monthly Archives: June 2012

Canada Day

Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 (today called the Constitution Act, 1867, in Canada), which united three colonies into a single country called Canada within the British Empire.[1][2][3] Originally called Dominion … Continue reading

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4 Owlets still keeping my company

I can now walk around, not scaring them to fly away. They were gone all day, but appeared at twilight.

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Typewriter Classical

Typewriter a classic instrument

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4 Owlets – baby owls – around all day

Later same day:  As I came outside, getting the camera ready, the mother owl launched from the nearest tree, cruised within a hands reach of me, and to her owlets. I expect them to stay around for a long time, … Continue reading

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St. Peter’s Mass

June 29th. St. Peter’s Mass. Saint Peter or Simon Peter was an early Christian leader and one of the twelve apostles of Jesus who is featured prominently in the New TestamentGospels and the Acts of the Apostles and who is venerated as a saint. Saint Peter medieval mosaic from Chora Church In the Orthodox Daily Office every … Continue reading

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St. Hans – Midsummer

Midsummer day simply refers to the period of time centered upon the summer solstice, but more often refers to specific European celebrations that accompany the actual solstice, or that take place on a day between June 21 and June 24, and the … Continue reading

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Wow, what a sight, a huge owl with it’s prey !

Heard a commotion outside, looked out and there was this huge owl, flying away, with it’s prey firmly in the claws, what a sight, about 5 m away, at 5.50 PM, full daylight. I had seen a fat rat earlier, … Continue reading

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