Maritime Garter Snake

We did not see much land wildlife while in Canada. Mostly it was birds sweeping across the skies and when the sun started casting long shadows, the swarms of mosquitoes. We were walking high in the Cape Breton hills when we saw this beauty crossing our path, slowly crossing our path. My wife is deathly…

The Pitcher Plant

As a kid, I was fascinated by the plants that ate flesh. What kid would not be enraptured with a carnivorous plant? One of those grabbing my interest was the pitcher plant. I imagined it to be a beast of a plant. In Cape Breton, I finally saw one live. It was only about 6…