CFFC: Seaplanes

It rained for days on end, the April we spent on Vancouver Island, so when the sun came out, we headed for the water.  Nanaimo Harbour is a hive of activity, with walking paths, a children’s playground, ferry docks, and seaplane tours. There is something about planes landing on water that fascinates. (Thanks to Cee’s […]

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When We Meet In Heaven, Daughter (A Response)

I’ll be waiting for you in Heaven, daughter, although the roles we played in life have no bearing here – only souls congregating in spiritual reflection. Still the ties that bound us will be vivid, your mind, no doubt reeling in transition, the turmoil of earthly incarnation still buzzing in emotional swirls. I’ve had the […]

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Patterns

Purple and white form the basis for this pattern at Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C. Mother Nature displays her artistry in the mountains of the Tonto National Forest in Arizona. My granddaughter (much to her mother’s dismay) is not concerned with coordination of colours, going in for bold patterns: (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week is patterns.)

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Share Your World, August 13, 2018

Just typing the title of this post, I feel like I’m creating a time capsule that I’ll visit years from now to reminisce.  Anyone can participate – just visit Cee’s Photography and subscribe. A class I wish I had taken?  Art!  I pursued academics at the exclusion of art, and dearly regret it.  Creativity sparks […]

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #11: Point of View

We recently attended a dramatic version of To Kill a Mockingbird in Stratford, Ontario.  Written by Harper Lee in the late 1950’s, this has been one of my all time favourite reads. Although some of the language is antiquated and no longer acceptable, the themes of the novel are timeless.  Atticus Finch, the patriarch extraordinaire of the […]

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A Week of Conversations

“I’m quite happy to spectate,” I offer when the cry goes out for team members. It’s Friday night, and darts are the big event at the neighbourhood clubhouse. “No! No! You must play.  Everyone plays.” This is our second social this week in our new community, and I must say the locals are friendly and […]

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A Photo A Week: Attitude

Attitude says:  “I can do it!” despite Grandma’s warning. It says:  “You’re just kidding, and I know it.” Attitude doesn’t need words to convey it’s message: Which is why even birds can express it: (Thanks to Nancy Merrill for this week’s challenge:  attitude. Also linked to Fandango’s word of the day, attitude.)

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