Postcards from a Beautiful New Brunswick Church -Travel in Canada; Photographs of New Brunswick "There is a simple beauty to the small town churches of Canada, and the ones on the eastern shores in particular seem to embody this understated appeal. The New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia wooden built churches, usually have single tall spires reaching high into blue skies, marbled with streaky nimbus clouds having a distinct charm beyond those with more impressive architecture."
Red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Central Park, New York City - a semiaquatic turtle, subspecies of pond slider is the most popular pet turtle. It is native only to the southern US, but has become established in other places because of pet releases. (Photo-Eddie Crimmins, Creative Commons license)