Yellow Parasols

Late summer huddle anticipating Fall rain –yellow parasols. For Cee’s Flower of the Day.

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Blessed Books

Saturday mornings meant a trip to the library – my favourite outing of the week as a youngster. We’d load our arms with picture books, until that memorable day when I graduated to Chapter books. At the pique of my book blessedness, I owned two bookstores. And then, years later, we sold off our worldly […]

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Silhouettes

“There is no point aiming your camera that way; the shot won’t turn out.” Ric can be a naysayer, even if he is right. Except sometimes the resulting silhouette is art in itself, so; I do it anyway. For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: silhouettes

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Black and White Signs

Hard not to take some signs literally –clearly reflecting one’s current state I prefer signs that lead me to mysteriousor more rewarding destinations – “Signs, signs, everywhere a sign,” the song says,hope you find your sign today…. (for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: signs.)

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #63: ripening

Drooping under the weight of their ripening fruit, our tomato plants have escaped their cages. Wax beans are losing their green tinge, and zucchinis, stretching across the narrow garden bed, are full of promise. Even though we planted late this year, there will be something to harvest. The anticipation is killing us, and yet, we […]

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A Child Glows

Child,delightful youth,my heart’s jewel,you are light-bearer,hope for the future – antics haphazard,laughter contagious,spreading joy,sparking imagination – I pray that your spiritremains joyously vibrant,that reality dawns gently –polishes the radianceof your glow. *** I wrote A Child Glows in November of 2018 in celebration of my granddaughters. I have edited here, slightly. Image from personal collection. […]

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