Saturday in December? I’ll stay home where it’s quiet, thank you very much. But I propose something else after we enjoy a late lunch, and a game of Qwirkle (the house favourite): a drive with our cameras to see what we can see. Gerry is all for it. We gather our cameras and related paraphernalia,
Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons. Jim Bishop It is the most beautiful autumn. Clear blue skies and sunshine during the day, give way to late afternoon sunsets with magical golden light. The air is still and warm during the day; autumn winds haven’t stripped the trees of their
If you are God, your work is to create out of nothing. If you are not God, but like God—that is, if you are human—your work is to take what God has made and shape it and use it to make him look great. John Piper, Don't Waste Your Life Goal and intention.
I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables It’s been a busy week, and Friday arrives gently, like a comfortable old friend. Gerry is going fishing this morning, and I’m going to pull out my camera. My kitchen windowsill is adorned with vases of
The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust By far, I shoot the majority of my photos with my 60mm macro lens. Once in a rare while, I pop on my “nifty fifty” 50mm lens but, for the types of images I like best,
Photography is the art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. Elliott Erwitt I spend the morning in my manuscript crafting, if not sandcastles, rudimentary structures that lay the foundation for them. Maya let’s me know that it’s time
A visitor to a garden sees the successes, usually. The gardener remembers mistakes and losses, some for a long time, and imagines the garden in a year, and in an unimaginable future.” W.S. Merwin, What Is a Garden? I get nothing done. Church, in the morning, followed by a trip to a garden centre for