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Hi my name is Nora and Welcome to my blog world. This is a nature and birding photo blog about Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. I am trying to be a birder and I take photos of the birds and scenery I find. I hope you enjoy your time here and please come back again. PHOTOS WILL ENLARGE IF CLICKED. The photos are slide show enabled if you click on them. If you click on the top lighthouse photo it always takes you to the most recent summary list of my postings.


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Friday, December 05, 2014

Still Sick Weekend

Yep I am still sick.  Gotta cold and flu bug.  So I am in the mood to just put in pictures and I have no text as I have a high fever and who knows what I would put in for text....you would think I was intoxicated!!!  I am glad you can not catch this bug or virus from my blog!

I took this picture at Beacon Hill Park, a while ago.  Since that time something happened to the ducks.  Some were found frozen in the ice.  They are sending them to be analysed to see the cause of death.  People feed them there.  There is the avian flu thingy.  I am not sure what caused this sudden and very sad event. Any ideas?

This picture is from Campbell River where we camp in the summer.
A horse from the fair.  Hope you all have a better weekend than me and my cold.  cheers, Nora


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Stephanie said...

Wishing you a speedy recovery. As the saying goes in December, "Tis the season to be sick!" Remember to keep hydrated.

Linda W. said...

Cool pic of the duck!

Jim said...

Great reflection photos.
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Margaret Adamson said...

HI Nora Sorry to hear about you not feeling your best at present however i hope it will pass VERY soon. I am sorry to hear about the death of the ducks. that is is bit of a worry for wildlife.. Beautiful sunset. Have a lovely weekend or as best you can.

eileeninmd said...

Love the duck and the pretty horse.. The sky and sunset shots are lovely.. I hope you feel better soon! Take care, have a happy weekend!

EG CameraGirl said...

I hope you get over this cold quickly.

I heard on the news about the avian flu affecting chicken farms. Very scary that the wild ducks might have been sick with it too!

Lori Skoog said...

You sure don't need a cold and flu bug. May it disappear quickly! Do you have help at home?

Fun60 said...

Love the picture of Campbell river. Wrap up, drink up and just keep on posting. Hope you begin to feel better soon.

Pearl Maple said...

Hope you are soon on the mend, always enjoy seeing your beautiful photos

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Gunilla Bäck said...

I love both the duck and the horse. I'm sorry to hear that the flu is still bothering you. Take care.

Carver said...

Beautiful colorful shots. I'm sorry you're still sick.

Pat Tillett said...

It's several days later now and I hope you are feeling better. I HATE getting sick!
Really nice photos! I LOVE the look on the horse's face...

Rambling Woods said...

Feel better!

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

beautiful reflection !
hoping health is returning...

Prairie Canadian,

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

Are you better yet, Nora?! Hubby's cat is still snorting like Darth Vader!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Hope you feel better by now and wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas!

Nora said...

Thanks for these comments.