Labour Day weekend, 2013

The summer appears to be wrapping up and I have been finding wildlife on our walks that I might not otherwise see.

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Perhaps it’s me slowing down and taking in what will soon be covered in snow.  Or perhaps it’s because I walk now with an 11 year old dog rather than a springy puppy.

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I notice things like a summers worth of beaver trail, beaten down by wet fur and a flat tail .  It shows months of trundling back and forth with aspen branches…

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And then this cicada on the path at my feet which, as I believed it was an empty shell, reached down to pick up and it tumbled in somersaults, fluttering its papery wings until it finally flew away.

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The meadows are filled with colours that are beginning to suggest fall.

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And on it goes…

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