Summer is drawing to a close here on Vancouver Island. You can hear it in the low moan of morning fog horns and in the crackle of russet leaves falling in the forest. You can smell it in the jammy scent of over-ripe … Continue reading
I have just completed an amazing e-course called The Geography of Now, with Monna McDiarmid. I’ve spent six delicious weeks taking photographs, writing, and celebrating the beauty in my life and my surroundings. One of my favourite aspects of the … Continue reading
It was warm this morning, the promise of summer in the fragrant air, and in the bright blue of the sky. I was out walking before 7:00, making time for an early walk with Will, and completing an assignment … Continue reading
I wrote yesterday about how my boys commandeered my camera while we were at Chesterman Beach. Having downloaded their photos, I was impressed, and thought I’d share a few with you. The one above is my favourite among the (many) … Continue reading
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The field is a riot of colour, tulips in shades of red and yellow and bright pink, lines of them curving away into the distance. I kneel in the mud, intent on capturing the raindrops glistening on a single flower, … Continue reading
Thy sky is overcast today, dark with storm clouds. The cedars and ferns are heavy, rain-soaked after the morning downpour. From my kitchen window, I look out upon dark forest, a scene that in mid-winter is almost foreboding, the trees … Continue reading
Water is fluid, soft and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot heal. As a rule, whatever is soft and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. – Lao-Tzu I wish I could be … Continue reading