West Perth Wetlands

Spring is such a rich season for photography. Wildlife flirts, blossoms sing, and the air alternates between moist and sunny. As serene as this scene appears, birds are singing, bees are buzzing in prolific numbers, and the mosquitoes are having a feast. Still, I linger, hunting for the source of that one song that thrills […]

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Morning Dose of Greens

The early morning sun rouses me from sleep. It’s just after six. I contemplate turning over and then remember that rain is called for later. I get up. Still practising intermittent fasting, I won’t eat anything till 9:00, so I decide to slip on my clothes and drive through the neighbourhood, ending up by the […]

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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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Three of a Kind

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

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Bridges

Two rivers intersect in our small town, so bridges are aplenty. A former railroad hub, with few active trains nowadays, the large overhead train trestle now serves as a hiking trail. I haven’t yet found a way to get up there that doesn’t involve countless stairs, so for now I’ll stick to the footbridges. (For […]

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Home Again

Day one of trying out the new protocols for maximizing energy. Turned off all screens at ten last night, and was asleep before eleven. This morning, I dressed quickly and headed out the door by 7:30. The sun was already up and birds were flitting all about. Ice on the windshield meant I had to […]

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As Water Flows

As water flows, my mind wanders – relinquishes thoughts and worries As water flows, I surrender to the blessing of life’s journey As water flows, I acknowledge the fluidity of emotions, of change As water flows, I experience the continum of life’s cycles. (Submitted for Cee’ Black & White Photo Challenge: flowing water.  Images are […]

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