Maple Leaf

Tracing the lines of your perfection,I remember, childhood discoveries –wax paper and hot iron,the smell of fresh raked pranks,and what it means to be Canadian. I no longer make leaf art,nor partake of Autumn cleanup,but I have not forgottenthe power of your symbolismand how far we have yet to go. (For Cee’s Flower of the […]

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Autumn Blessings

Pre-camera years, I bemoaned the arrival of Autumn as Winter’s harbinger. The lens, however, has the magical ability to transform one’s perceptions. Suddenly, I have new appreciation for golden forests, and white flowers lingering against a backdrop of fallen leaves: Even the robin, typically associated with the onset of Spring, exudes new charm amid the […]

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Driving My Perspective

“Grab your camera; let’s go for a drive!” Ric knows how to pull me out of my doldrums. Despite the cold wind, the day is not without merit. We drive to another small town, just thirty minutes away. Here, wetlands and a wooded trail attract a multitude of birds. I snap a few pics of […]

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Changing Seasons

Summer greens dig in, regale the warmth of dayswhile Autumn creeps, spreading reds and golds. For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge: changing seasons. .

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Orange

Orange is the colour, I’d like to be –fiery as sunsets, bright as an oak leaf,brilliant even in the waning hours. (For Cee’s FOTD)

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Yellowing

Autumn lingers here,far from northern extremes, huesthrilling travellers. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

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Seed Pods

We release our seedspray for their deliverance –mourn the emptiness. (For Cee’s FOTD.)

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