Conrads Beach Nova Scotia a photo essay

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia – photo essay

Taking a walk with my new lens SIGMA 17-70/2.8

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

Conrads Beach Nova Scotia

 

 

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Down the shore

A trip down the shore always means a walk around the property inhaling the fresh salt sea air and a walk along the road to the best beachcombing spots around. Flowers are all a bit later coming up here than in the city.

 

 

The beaches have incredible driftwood just calling out for gathering or at the very least capturing their images.

 

Rugged coastline with hundreds of islands and points like this one…

 

 

Beachcombing find:

A very old brass pipe fitting? I love how worn and discoloured it has become over the years tossing around in the ocean.

An old road sign that became part of the landscaping:

 Driftwood sculptures:

 

More of the garden plants. Rock gardens seem to be doing fine, even after a little neglect. 🙂

 

Can anyone name this bird? There is a pair nesting in this lovely birdhouse made by a friend of mom & dad’s:

 

Photowalks are a great way to notice new details about your surroundings. They also help me focus my mind on beautiful happy, interesting things. 🙂

My Portraits by Kate

 

 

Photos by Kate Inglis

Dad brought me daffodils from mom’s gardens for Mother’s Day

Progress battling the bumper dandelion crop

When is the last time you had a weekend getaway?

For a mom, there is no shame in getting away from your family and day-to-day obligations once in a while. They just might need a break from you too. 😉 It’s been a long time since I found the opportunity to do so. Last time I tried, didn’t work out as intended.

Everyone gets a little break in the routine when Mommy goes away. The girlies get a break from mommy’s impatient demands… Ian gets a break from all of Mommy’s tossing and turning at night…

This girls’ long weekend to New York has been in the works for far too long, and was indeed much needed. Finding a friend to travel with can be tricky, but luckily we have had other opportunities for shorter road trips (to/from races overnight) before and knew we could travel well together.

We headed out taking the longer more economical route via Toronto. It gave us a chance to catch up and enjoy the hockey team lunch at the airport bar. 😉 After uneventful flights and a short train ride across the river, we found ourselves walking through Times Square on our way to our home away from home.

How lucky were we! We were spoiled rotten by our host with Broadway tickets all four nights of the visit, and fantastic “New York style barbecue” everyday at a different restaurant.

From February 14, 2012

During the day there were sites to be seen and adventures to behold!

Spiderman – Turn off the Dark was truly a spectacular show; Mamma Mia! Was so much fun;

From February 14, 2012

and Rock of Ages was funny and brought you back in time with great music.

A big Off-Broadway show that we were lucky to see is very quirky and hugely popular: Fuerza Bruta.

From February 14, 2012

Now, be assured, family at home were not forgotten, souvenir gifts and photos of things they would love to see in the Big Apple were captured for all.

Some favourite sites included: Central Park,

From February 14, 2012

Times Square,

From February 14, 2012

Grand Central, New York Public Library, Brooklyn Bridge

From February 14, 2012

and Lady Liberty.

From February 14, 2012

One of the most memorable was of course the 9/11 memorial site.

From February 14, 2012

All told Mommy enjoyed the break away, and looks forward to more time to herself in the near future! Perhaps even running under the palm trees of Palmetto, Florida!

Therapeutic serenity

From Family 2011
From Family 2011

Project 365 – Jan 27

From 365

Project 365 – Jan 26

From 365

Project 365 – Jan 25

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