• Aging and Life
  • Monday, September 19, 2016

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    “You feel fine, and then, when your body can’t keep fighting, you don’t.” ~ Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember “By morning I was worn out. My limbs felt heavy as wood, my head cottony. I might’ve felt better if I hadn’t slept at all.” ~ Ransom Riggs, Hollow City I don’t talk about it […]

  • Photography
  • Sunday, September 18, 2016

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    “Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~ William Cullen Bryant We’re going to the dark side in the Studio 2.O class with Kim Klassen this week and, with the change in weather, it’s a perfect time to do so. I lean toward lighter, airier images but I’m finding beauty in the darkness too. Life’s like that […]

  • Life at Home
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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    “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau . Yesterday. I canned bbq beans and veggie stock; baked bread and made cookies; did a dab of house cleaning; and snuck in a walk in the park with Gerry. Today. Summer has returned. Camera play; maybe time in […]

  • Life at Home
  • Return to the Garden

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    What I’ve always found interesting in gardens is looking at what people choose to plant there. What they put in. What they leave out. One small choice and then another, and soon there is a mood, an atmosphere, a series of limitations, a world. ~ Helen Humphries, The Lost Garden It’s been wet. Good for the […]

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  • Opportunity Presents

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    Gerry and I got new iPads late last week. After limping along with our old ones that, for me, made reading certain blogs and news sites next to impossible, the updated technology was a joy. Lightening fast and with astounding clarity on images, I declared my new baby to be life changing. Life was good. […]

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  • Strawberry Season!

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    I’ve put a fair bit of time into photography this year and it’s been fun to watch the seasons change through the eyes of my camera lens. This week it’s strawberries! We picked up a flat of locally grown and oh-so-delicious berries at the farmer’s market yesterday morning. I made jam, took a few photos, filled […]