Ephemeral Ephemora

“Ephemoral”: from the Greek meaning ‘for the day’, ‘living only for a day’, ‘short lived’. Ephemora”: 14th century medical term for short-lived fever that became the word for short-lived insects and flowers, and… Continue reading

Purified and Fresh

Yesterday was the Equinox and in case anyone didn’t hear, there was a total eclipse of the sun by a supermoon. Talk about the birth of a new day! I was blown away… Continue reading

Walls of Wall

When I first saw this week’s challenge, I started thinking of walls I’ve seen all over the world – Saqsaywaman, Kathmandu, Macchu Pichu, the Grand Canyon – amazing walls. Then Pink Floyd’s “The… Continue reading

Snowdrops, Snowdrops Everywhere!

For those of you in North America who are still buried under feet of snow, for those of you whose Snowdrops will have to fight through the snow to be seen, for those… Continue reading

Oranges on Both Sides of the Pond

For this post I returned to last July and August. Some shots are from the UK, others from Canada, all were taken because they glowed at me. Orange, the colour of the Solar… Continue reading

Memory’s Reward

It’s been over three years now since I crossed the pond. So much has changed; so many wonderful experiences. Some of my favourites are when my family come to visit. We always go… Continue reading

Third Eye View

I’d never really thought about the rule of thirds before – it’s a composition tool; breaking your picture into thirds and having the focus of your photograph framed in one of the outer… Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

To the people I love I say Happy Valentine’s Day. We are far apart, but as one of you wisely reminded me one day when I was missing everyone, love joins us. To… Continue reading

Symmetry, Symmetry … Symmetry All Around

Symmetry … it’s in the eye of the beholder. It means balance, harmony, neatness. I rarely take photos with an eye to symmetry, as I find the asymmetrical touches me more; however, there… Continue reading

Early Spring Celebration

Two things have occurred over the past 48 hours that tell me more than anything else that Spring is well and truly on its way. On Friday, as I drove home from the… Continue reading

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  • Words I Like to Remember

    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
    - Confucius

    And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
    - Anais Nin

  • A Canucks Eye View

    A Canucks Eye View

    I'm a Canadian who loves our planet and the people living on it. I also love to travel and take pictures. I'd like to think I've improved a little, but am pretty sure there's room to be better.

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