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Yearly Archives: 2008

Happy, healthy conversation

“My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.” ~Jane Austen I came across these women in Sydney, BC — talking, engaged in great conversation, enjoying the weather and their coffee. I love when people are engaged in […]

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Holding you in my heart …

How often have you come across someone who is a total stranger to you, yet you want so desperately to hold them? While in Sydney, BC I was strolling along the harbour walk when I noticed this man. Something about the way he was ambling along, caught my attention. He wasn’t walking in a strut […]

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some of the favourites

If you visit the online photo site, Flickr, you will have read that Flickr keeps track of individual’s photos that others find to be interesting. Here is a peek at what others are currently finding of interest on my photo stream at Flickr:

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it’s purely instinct

Well, and maybe a little frustration sprinkled in as well! The day this was taken, was really a normal run-of-the-mill-out-for-a-walk sort of day. But this just as easily could have been a photoshoot. This gal, an English Springer Spaniel, is a sporting breed. They’re bred to hunt game birds and she has that all down […]

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serenity of water

I have always been drawn to bodies of water: mountain streams, lakes, rivers, the ocean, or a trickling creek. On my last trip to Victoria, BC here in Canada, I took hundreds of photos of all manner of things on or near the water. When I was wandering along the boat docks on an overcast […]

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Shutter Sisters

Several months ago I came across the Shutter Sisters blog/website in two different ways: from a link at one of the blogs I had happened upon and visiting some of the photographers on Flickr. I didn’t have to read any further than the first entry to become hooked and feel a strong affinity to the […]

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