• Gratitude
  • Thursday, April 27, 201

    A faint smell of lilac filled the air. There was always lilac in this part of town. Where there were grandmothers, there was always lilac. ~ Laura Miller There’s just something about lilacs, isn’t there? I’m watching them closer than ever this year, and taking time to capture their growth in photos. The practice has become […]

  • Photography
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017

    But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.  ~ William Butler Yeats Good Sunday morning. I’m looking forward to spending time at church this morning and afterward, we’ll see where the day gently takes us.

  • Garden
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    “April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.” ~ William Shakespeare April, you’re a chilly and wet one this year. I’m behind on where I’d like to be in the garden because winter held on so long and, more recently, because I dislike working outside in cool weather. Peas and spinach are slowly–oh, so […]

  • Photography
  • Monday, April 17, 2017

    “When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls!” ~ Ted Grant I’m drawn to the beauty there is in the back of flowers. It’s subtler and more interesting than the front which–beautiful as it is–can be loud and ostentatious. Lately, […]

  • Photography
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017

    “I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills When all at once I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils Beside the lake beneath the trees Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.” ~ William Wordsworth, I Wander’d Lonely as a Cloud For some reason I find it challenging […]

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  • Sunday April 9, 2017

    “The world calls them its singers and poets and artists and storytellers; but they are just people who have never forgotten the way to fairyland.” ~ L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Or, seen another way, people who have returned to fairyland after having endured a long and arduous journey. That’s what retirement is like. […]

  • Photography
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” ~ Roald Dahl Here’s another of those tulip-turned-paper flowers. Strangely beautiful, don’t you think?

  • Photography
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    “Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney Company My new Etsy shop is open today with the first set of prints for spring! (https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/LindaHoyePhotography) You’re cordially invited […]