Older Than Old

When I was ten, my family travelled to England to visit my father’s family. Grandmother gifted us this odd looking vase, something she claimed to be over a hundred years old. I inherited it when my mother went into a nursing home. Always a conversation piece. This 1,000 year-old tree continues to thrive on Goose […]

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Night, Night

Donning Winter’s coatSummer’s sparkle retreated –Garden is abed. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

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First Signs

Green sprig, crimson pop –ornamental precursorto giving season. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

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Autumn Berries

Where leaves have vanishedberries remain, nourishmentfor feathered migrants. (For Cee’s Flower of the Day)

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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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Welcoming Party

Potted pleasures hailAutumn’s arrival – graciouswelcoming party. (for Cee’s Flower of the Day. Photo from personal collection.)

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The Canada Goose

A sign of Canadian humour. (For Proscenium’s Friday Follies)

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Looking for Direction?

Didn’t notice the sign when I shot this swarm of birds. For Proscenium’s Friday Follies.

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Nothing Here

For Proscenium’s Friday Follies.

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