Beautiful Details

Kind well wishers sent us three bouquets during Ric’s recovery. These images examine the details. For Lens-artists Photo Challenge: focusing on the details.

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: roads

GPS indicated the road we wanted was just ahead. “There!” I coached. “Where that truck is coming out.” Too late we realized this was not a road at all, but a long driveway leading to a unwelcoming house. There was no backing up. Ric pushed all sixty-one feet of our rig (motor home and tow) […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: peripheral

Movement in my peripheral vision distracts me from the chore at hand. Am I seeing things? Mostly, it’s the coming and going of birds and squirrels outside, but when the time is just right – moon in a certain phase or whatever – I can’t help but wonder if it’s something more. Maybe I’ve just […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: “I’m bored!”

“The kids are driving me nuts!” my youngest daughter tells me just as the province is going into lockdown again, school back to online learning. “What’s the problem?” “They’re bored. No friends, no school, and we’re limited in what we can do. They are always looking to us to entertain them, and we both work […]

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Fun Colours

For CalmKate’s Friday Fun – Fun colours.

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: The Chase

Not sure whether it’s just lockdown restlessness or an innate knowing that ‘something is out there’, but from time to time, I get an urge to grab the camera and go. This happened the other evening as I was finishing up supper. Even though I was tired, one glance at the weather forecast told me […]

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That Face!

(For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: That Face!)

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: nesting

“Grandma, I had a great day at school! We learned about birds!” Four-year-old August is as passionate about birds as I am. “What did you learn?” I ask. “Birds will use just about anything to build their nests, even shoe laces.” Her eyes are wide and her expression radiates amusement. Every morning this week, a […]

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Words To Guide Me

Mother I feel you under my feet… Mother I hear your heartbeat… Mother I see you when the eagle flies… Mother please take me higher… Lens-artists Photo Challenge this week is a ‘you pick’. Reena’s Xploration challenge is a sentence to be used at the end of the post. I am indeed challenged by Reena’s […]

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