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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Preferred Fashion

Age allots me the excuse to ignore fashion,invites me to wear bright colours, dance in offbeat shoes, wear hats of any flair,and announce my mood in any given moment. Yes, being a senior citizen is most freeing –not unlike my childish kin. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: fashion. Also submitting to V.J.’s weekly challenge: child/ […]

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Rooftops

An array of rooftops as seen from our main street. This rooftop comes with a smoking section. Local train station still has its old world charm. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: roofs)

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Mother Willow

Twisted arms, Willow’swelcome – cross child’s refuge,Mother Nature’s balm. There is magic in a Willow’s presence – so many hours spent, hidden in her arms as a child. Even today, the sight of a willow pulls on my heart. Just one of Nature’s many blessings. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: trees; and RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge: […]

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Garden

Il faut cultiver notre jardin. – Voltaire There is self to be foundin the planting of seeds,the art of nurturing,the glory of growth. Whether we carefully lay a bed,or hang our intentions for all to see,even roadside blooms assert meaning –that beauty belongs to us all. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: gardens)

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Water, Water!

No matter which way you look at it, water is an essential. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: water)

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Eyeballing

Birds eyes intrigue me – what depths of character lies within? And sometimes, just when you’ve forgottenthe subject behind the lens in more than object the eye-to-eye contact is undeniable…and you back off… humbled. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: eyes.)

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