While born in Montreal, I was raised in in the south of France from age four to fifteen, living in Antibes and later Aix-en-Provence.
While this was long before the age of digital photography and my old prints and slides have not yet been brought back to life—and thus cannot document those times—France forever owns my heart.
Another autumn is behind us and soon, the snowy owls will be arriving. For now, enjoy a glimpse of these ruby-throated hummingbirds on their breathtaking journey across the continent, feeding non-stop as their wings flutter fifty times a second, their heart pumping at a dizzying seventy-two thousand beats per hour. […]