Into the Woods, Nostalgia

I search for her in wooded places,where trees are guardians,and wildlife reigns Where light dances with shadowsand children’s hearts are free to imagine. Wooded areas, especially when there is a stream, take me back to childhood and the countless hours spent in search of nature’s wonders. (For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: nostalgia. […]

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Bittersweet Endings

“I’m losing my baby!” my daughter laments while planning our youngest granddaughter’s birthday. The birthday girl is three. She is losing her baby fat, wants to do everything “by myself”, knows her own mind and can articulate it. Like this unicorn costume she insisted on wearing instead of the party dress her mother bought her. […]

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Square and Circle

The Egg House is where we get our eggs – enter, select your eggs from the shelves of fresh ones, and leave your change. The best of small town living! A neighbour’s creativity served as a circle for this challenge. Thanks to Nancy Merrill for the prompt: squares and circles.

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Rain on Me

Stopping at a local nursery on a rainy day, I am struck by how the raindrops add extra texture to the simplest of plants. And I think: a little water in our lives helps us grow. (For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: raindrops)

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Three of a Kind

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Three of a Kind

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Rule of Thirds

Aesthetic appeal –a photographer’s aim give the eye contrasts,and colours, and frame each image off centre,in thirds, is the game. (For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: rule of thirds.Not sure if the last picture qualifies, but it was too awesome not to include, lol. Girl Power!)

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Preening Season

Beauty of the feathered kindbrings me the upmost joy The males don their brightest colourswhile the females remain shyly coy. Nice to be a spectator, when Spring arrives,the bright display of breeding birds – oh boy! (For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo A Week Challenge: Beauty)

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