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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Oh Baby!

What a fun season to be photographing! Babies everywhere. These are more of the ducklings I featured last week. The one on the right thought he’d try walking in the shallow water. Duck feet, he discovered, are awkward on land. Not sure if this dip was intentional – looked more like a face plant – […]

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Five Elements

Metal representing fire. Fire in the sky. Water meeting earth and wood. (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: five elements.)

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Mom, Mom, Mom…

Spring means babies! This cute little robin didn’t know enough to run away. His mother, on the other side of me, had her mouth full and couldn’t quite call out. Needless to say they were both okay. I found this happy grouping at the river’s edge. Just watching this busy Mom made me tired. Can’t […]

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Delicate

Spring, you bring such hope,such delight – promised renewal… And yet I feel the vulnerability of all that is precious – how delicatelybalanced the seasons, life cyclesboth giving and subtracting –a chain of birth and death. For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: delicate

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Stratford On Avon (Ontario)

Yes, Ontario has its own Stratford on Avon, complete with a Festival Theatre featuring Shakespearean works. I’ve been coming here to see plays since 1967, so it holds a special place in my heart. Along the Avon River, in the theatre district, is parkland. Quaint bridges link small islands, and allow tourists to stroll or […]

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Harmony

Nature sets the mood,her artistry harmonic (For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: harmony.)

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