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Yearly Archives: 2010


“If you rest, you rust.” ~Helen Hayes. In lieu of my last post, I thought I’d clarify something based on a couple private comments I received. I definitely am not taking a rest. There are lots of things I’m continuing to do. My shoulder is really affecting certain things, one of them being the use […]

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Straight from the Shoulder

Have you ever noticed how many sayings there are using the word “shoulder”? Put your shoulder into it. Shoulder the burden. Giving the cold shoulder. Put your shoulder to the wheel. A chip on your shoulder. There’s a reason why I’m talking about shoulders and I’ll get to it shortly. This photo seems appropriate. It’s […]

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Food for the Soul

After making a vegetarian meal tonight (no I’m not vegetarian; just love vegetables) of curried tofu and vegetables, I thought it might make a tasty post. So here are a few recent food photos to titillate your taste buds. Beginning with tonight’s meal of curried tofu & vegetables that I served on Basmati rice, topped […]

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Autumn Wedding Bells from Jubilee Park, Grande Prairie

Weddings are fun to photograph and I know how excited the brides & grooms are for each wedding to see their photos afterward. I’ve been very neglectful in getting images up this year. Here are just a few from a colourful September wedding photographed in Jubilee Park in Grande Prairie here in Alberta. This couple […]

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Remembering the end of Autumn 2010

No words today; simply images of the autumn of 2010. All images were taken while the trees still held on to their delicate leaves. The snow is here now and winter is nigh. From Forever and Ever, Amen by George Miksch Sutton in Audobon: “… By the wind I shall be scattered — up and […]

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Photographs Are Meant to be Printed

Everyone who knows me, or visits here often, knows that I am a strong proponent of getting your photographs printed. CDs and DVDs corrupt, hard drives crash, and one day the technology will no longer read CDs and DVDs (remember vinyl records or 8-track tapes for instance). Two weeks ago I asked for readers to […]

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