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Yearly Archives: 2010

Yukon Gold, Pomme de terre

These ‘apples of the earth’, pomme de terre, are freshly dug from my garden. Yukon Gold are absolutely my favourite potato. They’re ideal baked, boiled or fried. They have a lovely almost nutty flavour and I love the consistency — they’re never gummy or mushy. I’ve always enjoyed digging up potatoes. That’s never been a […]

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When Life Blows You Off Your Path

I realize I’ve again run behind on sharing previews of some of the wonderful people I’ve had the pleasure and honour to photograph. I had thought I’d get time last week but life has a way of throwing obstacles in my well planned path. I won’t bore you with all the obstacles and diversions that […]

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After Thanksgiving

The photo workshop I did last night was very well attended and the participants had some great questions. A pair of simple photos for your viewing pleasure while I’m busy, busy, busy. These I took several weeks ago while on a creativity break and before all the leaves were gone. Enjoy. “Even if something is […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all you wonderful friends, clients, and cyber visitors! I’m heading to Edmonton for this Thanksgiving long weekend. My husband and I celebrated Thanksgiving last weekend and this coming real Thanksgiving I’ll be with my son and his lovely family. (They phoned me tonight and sang for me! Are they not the most […]

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All Things Great and Small

… with a nod to James Herriot’s book of a similar title. This weekend we spent a great deal of time outdoors, cutting down perennials, walking the dogs, and a few photo lessons for my husband. He’s heading out in a couple weeks for his vacation and wanted me to teach him how to use […]

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