Anne Elliott's photos with the interestingness#480

Old Catholic Church, Dorothy

Old Catholic Church, Dorothy
Three days ago, on 29 September 2014, I finally drove out to an area that lies NE of Calgary, that I had longed to go to for so many years. It must have been 30+ years ago that I first saw one particular area of the Badlands of Alberta. A few times, I h…
Added on October  2, 2014

Yes, yes, YES!

Yes, yes, YES!
Eight or nine years ago, I was out with a group of birding friends somewhere (?) outside the city, and we saw a Bobolink far in the distance, at the top of a very tall tree. You needed a scope to see it, but I was in such awe at seeing such a beautiful b…
Added on June 28, 2014

To brighten the day

To brighten the day
Oh, boy, I think I dazzled my own eyes as I scrolled down on this image, LOL! These very pretty Echeveria succulent flowers caught my eye when we visited a gentleman's cactus garden here in the city. He lovingly brings in all his pots of cacti each wint…
Added on July 14, 2009

A single tiny flower

A single tiny flower
This is just a single tiny flower of the flower cluster of the wild Round-leaved Orchid. There are several (2-8) of these small flowers along a main stem. This plant grows in mossy areas of moist coniferous forests. It looks rather like a little angel…
Added on March 29, 2009

Red Clover

Red Clover
I remember being surprised when I came across several stalks of Red Clover deep in the woods at Maclean Pond, off Elbow Falls Trail (Highway 66). The sun just happened to pierce the trees in this one spot : ). I guess I just didn't expect to see Red Clo…
Added on December  4, 2008