Our Morinville … and Legal … in photos

Our Morinville is a new reader-submitted photo section in our weekly print edition. Each week we call on readers to submit their photos for publication. Each month we will select one photo as the choice of the month. That reader will receive a $100 Shop in Morinville gift certificate. They pick the business – we lay down the cash. send your high resolution photos to editor@morinvillenews.com

Here are this week’s contributions.

turnip beetle-web
Logging time
A red turnip beetle sits makes its way along a log in this photo submitted by Don Boutilier.

tweeter-web
Crazy cat
Wendy Brown would like to nominate Tweeter as the coolest cat in Morinville. “He’s cute, he’s clever and he’s a little bit crazy… just like his owner,” Wendy informs us.

dragonfly-web
Dragonfly
Ruthann Weeks submitted this great shot of a dragonfly taken on her property in Legal July 31. “Seemed content to let me study it,” she tells us in her email. “It was cool to watch his/her head swivel.”

summer shot- seagull-web
Baltic bird
Antje Seipelt, a Legal resident currently on vacation in Germany with family members Benny and Paul, sent this great shot. She took the photo at the Baltic Sea.

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Summer grapes
Lynda Truhn grows concord grapes; the same variety found in stores the end of August or beginning of September. “We usually wait until the first frost before picking, as they are sweeter and juicier,” Truhn said. “I make lots of jelly and we have tried wines, but it is too time consuming.” The grape vines shown in the photo are approximately 18 years old. They are across the front of their home, across the south side. She said she never covers or does anything special to them in the winter. “We also have some newer green ones we started a few years ago and they will be seedless and are producing this year very nicely,” Truhn said, adding her backyard grapes are Pinot Gris and Vitis. “We have started quite a few cuttings for family and friends over the years and sure do enjoy watching the fruits of our labours.”

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