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Yearly Archives: 2009

Wapiti in Alberta

  This small group of young elk (wapiti) are in a field near our home. The cows (female adult elk) are kicking out their last year’s offspring and the youngsters are forming their own small herds. I captured this group of young gals just over a week ago as I was leaving home, heading to […]

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Home

“One’s home is like a delicious piece of pie you order in a restaurant on a country road one cozy evening – the best piece of pie you have ever eaten in your life – and can never find again.  After you leave home, you may find yourself feeling homesick, even if you have a […]

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Storm has Brewed and is Percolating

I’m back from my relaxing and regenerative trip to the city. It’s storming or perhaps, more correctly, I should say we’re having a winter blizzard today. (The photo, however, is one from an early winter storm but today it is white everywhere with no dead grasses showing in the field. I don’t feel like going […]

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Poetry

A wee bit of antique added to a pretty amaryllis … “The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.”  ~Jean Giraudoux I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend full of joy and exploration. Tomorrow is the big day — I’ll be making the draw … if […]

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What’s my play?

If any of you have played the post processing game by Laura at Dolce Pics, you’ll recognize that right away. If you aren’t familiar with “What’s Your Play?” it is a weekly photo challenge in which Laura posts one of her straight out of the camera (SOOC) shots and challenges others to play with it. […]

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After the Storm

Once again I’m responding to today’s post over at Shutter Sisters. Stephanie Roberts wrote a post about an exciting experience she had then ended it with this statement, “Show us something extraordinary today.”   Well do I have something most of you will find extraordinary. Living in such a remote and isolated area, I haven’t […]

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