Scenes From Ontario Winter

I cast my shadow over white banksassert my presence, proud, defiant Will find beauty in deserted golf coursesand colour in a monochrome season I am haunted by a Winter state of mindresolved to stretch myself despite creeping chill. (Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge is winter scenes. This Winter I am challenging myself to endure a season […]

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Soft Passages

Evening light sets Autumn hues aglowa gentle farewell to summer’s emerald rule. Frost softens Autumn’s waning fizzlecasts a chilly mist inviting wintry dreams. (For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: pastel/ soft colours)

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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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Reflections for Lens-Artists

Winter came early to our part of the world this year, her frosty fingers freezing the landscape – river becoming a perfect mirror to capture the greys of the season. Even though I’ve used this photo before, I love the way the window displays both what’s inside – the wings – and what’s outside – […]

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A Pine Cone Un-pocketed

Another day, I would have pocketed this gem, and gathered a few more, with dreams of painting them gold for Christmas along with the grandchildren – laughter and silliness filling the air.  This year, I will leave it be, except for the photograph.  The Christmas decorating goes on without us.  We are chasing the golden […]

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Unveil Me

We’ve discovered a drive along the river where Great Blue Herons, Red Tail Hawks, and Bald Eagles come to hunt.  It’s a dirt road with little or no traffic, except for the odd bird watcher like us.  After a week of inclement weather, the sun peeked out yesterday morning, so I convinced Ric to take […]

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Three Seasons, One Day

After almost six months of journeying, we are on the way back to Ontario. A constant barrage of text messages fly back and forth with loved ones at home.  We are all excited for the reunion. We still have over 2,500 miles to cross before we get there, though, and many new places to discover. […]

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Hawk Inspired

Originally posted on One Woman's Quest II:
(A short story; fiction.) The grey days are the hardest; you know the ones, when the clouds, so full of tears, are working themselves up to a full-blown cry. My projection, I know, but I prefer to think that the weather mirrors my own inner gloom. I…

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