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Yearly Archives: 2009

Take a Risk

Take a risk. Fly out of your comfort zone. “Don’t refuse to go on an occasional wild goose chase — that’s what wild geese are for.” ~Author Unknown {Photo taken April 21, 2008 here in Alberta Canada. Canada Geese, Trumpeter Swans, a variety of ducks, plus Northern Pintails in flight.}   Don’t forget to enter […]

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A Memory

Chookoloonks (Karen Walrond), a fellow Shutter Sister, ages ago began Love Thursday. The idea is to post an image of love and tell a brief story about it, if you like. Most people always post images of hearts. I’m participating today but my image, instead of being one of hearts, is born of the heart. […]

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A Comfort Drawer

The other day while looking at some of the photos at Shutter Sisters I came across a lovely image and was immediately smitten when I read the description explaining the image. It was a comfort drawer. Apparently it’s actually an idea from the book Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy in which the […]

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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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The Right Light

This is a response to Shutter Sister’s Superhero photo challenge for this week. “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” ~Elliott Erwitt “Light […]

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